A decade and a half after its initial target date, the ISS's science lab opens its hatches
By Gregory MonePosted 02.13.2008 at 4:41 pm 5 Comments
Finally. NASA astronauts installed the $2-billion science laboratory known as Columbus as a new wing of International Space Station on Monday. Yesterday morning, European astronauts officially opened the hatches, and began the process of bringing the computer, cooling and ventilation systems online.