5th Days of Spaceflight, German Space Exhibition e.V., Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz (Germany)
June 8th - 10th, 2001
The group of speakers (left to right):
Walter Peeters, International Space University (spoke about economical aspects of space flight),
Cosmonaut Vladimir Alexandrovich Shatalov (Soyus 4, Soyus 8, Soyus 10),
Norbert Püttmann, DLR (spoke about the Crew Return Vehicle X-38),
Veit Hanssen, ECON Inc. (spoke about the development of the Space Shuttle),
Austrioan Cosmonaut Franz Viehböck (Soyus TM-13),
German Astronaut Ernst Messerschmid (STS-61D Spacelab D1),
first German in space Sigmund Jähn (Soyus 31),
Cosmonaut Sergey Konstantinovich Krikalev (Soyus TM-7, Soyus TM-12/13 MIR, STS-60, STS-88, Soyus TM-31 / ISS / STS-102).
Head of the European Astronaut Centre Ernst Messerschmid spoke about the European parts of the ISS
"From Spacelab to the ISS module Columbus".
Cosmonaut Sergey Krikalev spoke about his missions to MIR and ISS.
Left: Russian Cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov spoke about the early Soyus missions.
Right: Vladimir Shatalov and Sergey Krikalev giving autographs.
Austrian Cosmonaut Franz Viehböck spoke about his AustroMir mission of 1991, and signed autographs.