Spaceflight Now: Space Station/STS-98

Holiday greetings from Expedition One

Posted: December 24, 2000

International space station commander Bill Shepherd and crewmates Sergei Krikalev and Yuri Gidzenko offer the people of planet Earth greetings for the holiday season in a message from their orbiting home 235 miles up. The three men are the first residents of the new station, beginning what is planned to be a continuous human presence in space for the 21st century. Source video: NASA TV (463k, 2min25sec QuickTime file).

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