Space Stations

  • Herbert J. Kramer


The International Space Station is the largest space program that has ever been undertaken on the basis of international cooperation. It is being built and operated by five International Partners: the USA, Russia, Japan, Canada, and Europe. In Europe, ten member states of ESA are participating in the program: Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland. In addition, Brazil is participating.


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  • Herbert J. Kramer
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  1. 1.GilchingGermany

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