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American space tourist. Crew: Olsen. Mission to swap Soyuz lifeboats docked to station. Backup crew: Kostenko.

Olsen, an American businessman spent eight days on the International Space Station as a space tourist.

During his stay Olsen was supported by the EO-12 crew and assisted in conducting ESA life science experiments Sample, Muscle, and Mop.

First Launch: 2005.10.01.
Last Launch: 2005.10.11.
Duration: 9.89 days.

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Associated People
  • Olsen Olsen, Gregory Hammond 'Greg' (1945-) American scientist cosmonaut. Flew on ISS EP-9. Space tourist More...
  • Kostenko Kostenko, Sergei Valerievich (1963-) Russian businessman, cosmonaut training 2005, backup to Gregory Olsen for the space tourist seat on Soyuz TMA-7. More...

See also
Associated Programs
  • ISS Finally completed in 2010 after a torturous 25-year development and production process, the International Space Station was originally conceived as the staging post for manned exploration of the solar systrem. Instead, it was seemed to be the death knell of manned spaceflight. More...

ISS EP-9 Chronology

2005 October 11 - . 01:09 GMT - .
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