Did John F. Kennedy discuss possibility of international space station?
At least not an official or noticeable scale. His concern was mainly landing a man on the Moon. However, he did work closely with German engineer Dr. Werhner Van Braun who did envision space stations. Wheater or not this was ever discussed before Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963 is unknown.
On May 27, 1999, Julie Payette, a computer and electrical engineer, became the first Canadian to board the International Space Station and to participate in an assembly mission. Related Information: She Lifted off from Cape Kennedy (Canaveral) on her first space mission, aboard the Discovery Space Shuttle. Discovery completed its mission, STS-96, touching down again at Cape Kennedy on June 6, 1999.
Currently right now the International Space Station is the only space station in orbit. It has however been the only space station with such international participation that it can be really be considered international. Countries, including the US, have sent astronauts to Russia's former space station Mir. Just because the International Space Station is international, doesn't necessarily mean that every country uses it. Their are 15 countries that contribute to the ISS program including the…
How much does a taxi cost from John F. Kennedy International airport to union station in washington dc?
On the 20th of November 1998, the Russian built module Zarya, became the first module of the International Space Station to be launched into space. A couple of days later, on the 4th of December, the fist American built module, Unity, was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida aboard the space shuttle Endeavour. The construction of the ISS should be completed by the end of 2010.