See also: Olsen
BiographyHe worked during 10 years for RCA Laboratories.
He Co-founds in 1991 the company Sensors Unlimited, located at Princeton in the New Jersey. It develops sensitive lenses of cameras in the infra-red close relation Infrarouge and short waves. Olsen sells its company in 2000 with Finisar Corporation, for the sum of 700 million dollars, before repurchasing it later two years for only 7 million dollars, thus carrying out an enormous profit.
Flight carried outIt follows a 1.500 hours drive to the Cité of the stars and the Cosmodrome de Baïkonour, in seen of a tourist voyage on board the International space station (ISS). It takes off on board the space Capsule Soyuz TMA-7 on October 1st 2005 with 3:54 YOU of Cosmodrome de Baïkonour, in direction of the ISS. It is on the right seat, which is deprived of levers of orders and is accompanied by the American Edward William McArthur and by the Russian Valeri Tokarev, which will raise the crew of the ISS. Propelled during nine minutes to be put on orbit, the Soyuz capsule carried out a way of approximately two days to join the ISS, to which it moored the October 3rd.
On board space station, it is expected that Olsen takes part in several experiments in the field of the Télédétection and of the Astronomie.
The October 10th with 18:50 GMT, it turns over in Soyuz TMA-6, for its return on Ground, envisaged for the following day. It is accompanied by Russian Sergueï Krikalev and American John L. Philips, the former residents of the ISS, present since the April 17th. The Soyuz module is detached on October 10th with 21:49 GMT to land in the Steppe S of the Kazakhstan on October 11th with 1:09 GMT.
Its voyage would have cost him 20 million dollars near Space Adventures (this figure was not confirmed officially).
- Summarized flight carried out
|Random links:||Ear of elephant | Party of the Center (Finland) | Football world cup of less than 17 years | Tom De Mul | Revelers mobile | Fluide_newtonien|