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  • "While a four-person crew would save some mass, the issue of mass savings was not a major factor in the decision-making process."

    Orion Slims Down - NASA Watch

  • So, to avoid wasting time and money developing two slightly different configurations, NASA decides on a four-person Orion to go to the ISS because they can use the exact same capsule without modification to go to the Moon sometime in the distant future.

    Orion Slims Down - NASA Watch

  • Atlantis' four-person crew is headed to the International Space Station to deliver a year's worth of supplies and spare parts to the orbiting lab.

    Blast Off! NASA Launches Final Space Shuttle Mission

  • The Space Shuttle Atlantis and its four-person crew landed at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida just before dawn, bringing to a close a program that began in 1981 and leaving the United States temporarily with no vehicle to transport astronauts into space.

    Space Shuttle Era Closes with Atlantis' Landing

  • The craft's four-person crew unloaded almost six tons of groceries, spare parts and air onto the orbiting international laboratory.

    Touchdown Brings Shuttle Era to a Close

  • The four-person crew unloaded almost three tons of groceries, spare parts and air from the craft's payload bay and hauled the sundries aboard the orbiting international laboratory.

    Atlantis Makes Landing

  • Gary Hershorn/Reuters Atlantis's four-person crew is embarking on a 12-day mission, the 135th of the shuttle program, which is aimed mainly at restocking the International Space Station with spare parts and a year's worth of provisions.

    Atlantis Takes Off

  • Now renamed the Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle, NASA said it is intended to carry a four-person crew on a 21-day mission and splash down in the ocean.

    NASA to Use Lockheed Vehicle

  • NASA designated a four-person space capsule built by Lockheed Martin Corp. as its likely premier exploration vehicle to take future astronauts beyond earth orbit.

    NASA to Use Lockheed Vehicle

  • Karl Devine , who ran the four-person staff in London, and others on his staff are in talks with London-based hedge funds, including Brevan Howard, said people familiar with the matter.

    Goldman to Shut Global Macro Trading Desk

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