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Both events occurred on Mir in 1997, after I left the station [see “Learning from Disaster,” on the opposite page]. In each case, the crew members were able to contain the damage quickly. My mission on the space station was supposed to end in August 1996, but my ride home—shuttle mission STS-79— was delayed for six weeks while NASA engineers studied abnormal burn patterns on the solid-fuel boosters from a previous shuttle flight. ” Because of the delay, I was still on Mir when a new Russian crew arrived on the Soyuz spacecraft to relieve 54 Scientific American May 1998 Onufriyenko and Usachev.
Whenever practical, we worked on projects together. We did not spend time criticizing one another—if a mistake was made, it was understood, corrected and then forgotten. Most important, we laughed together a lot. The competence of my crewmates was one of the reasons I always felt safe on Mir. When I began my mission, the space station had been in orbit for 10 years, twice as long as it had been designed to operate. Onufriyenko and Usachev had to spend most of their time maintaining the station, replacing parts as they failed and monitoring the systems critical to life support.
Pungent READING DISABLED LOW gate the genetic connections between different traits and between behaviors and biological mechanisms. They will be able to better track the developmental course of genetic effects and to define more precisely the interactions between genes and the environment. The discovery of genes for disorders and disabilities will also help clinicians design more effective therapies and to identify people at risk long before the appearance of symptoms. In fact, this scenario is already being enacted with an allele called Apo-E4, which is associated with dementia and cognitive decline in the elderly.