- COLUMBUS, the europ. element of International Space Station (ISS), is designed for 3 astronauts
- Details in Attached Pressurized Module / APM Specification (col-ribre- spe-0028)
and presentation to ESA/NASA Qualification Review (QR) teams ( 2004)
- Launch/Transfer to ISS: 11. Februar 2008 (STS-122)
APM: Attached Pressurized Module - Formal name in Intergoverment Agreement (IGA) NASA/ESA and other documents e.g. ICD's
COLUMBUS: Later public name for APM
COF: Columbus Orbital Facility - covering APM, fault tolerant computer for Russian elements etc.
International Space Station (ISS)