NASA Astronaut to Join Russians on Soyuz Rocket

U.S. astronaut Frank Rubio will launch to the space station from Kazakhstan with two Russians in September.
That same month, Russian cosmonaut, Anna Kikina, will join two Americans and one Japanese aboard a SpaceX rocket flying from Florida. Another crew swap will occur next spring.
This will be Rubio’s first spaceflight since becoming an astronaut in 2017.
The Miami, Florida, native graduated from the U.S. Military Academy and earned a doctor of medicine degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.
Prior to attending medical school, he served as a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter pilot and flew more than 1,100 hours, including more than 600 hours of combat time during deployments to Bosnia, Afghanistan, and Iraq….
Source: The Epoch Times

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