• Question: Is you job part important to keep the people save, when they're going into space

    Asked by Owen to RocketRich, Jenn, Floris, Elie, Col Op on 4 Mar 2016.
    • Photo: Richard Moss

      Richard Moss answered on 4 Mar 2016:

      Definitely! Part of the training I have given is related to safety in space. What must the crew do in case of a fire or loss of air. These lessons are very important to the crew and they always pay attention!

    • Photo: Columbus Operations

      Columbus Operations answered on 5 Mar 2016:

      Tom: As a Flight Director your prime responsibility “on console” (= on duty) is the safety of the Crew whenever they work in Columbus. So yes, definitely this is part of the Job. We always need to remember the following order of priority: “Crew, vehicle, mission”: So execution of experiments (=Mission) is only ranking third…