Friday, August 03, 2018

Crews to Fly U.S. Commercial Spacecraft Announced | NASA

Preparing to Launch U.S. Astronauts on American Soil in 2019
The first U.S. astronauts who will fly on American-made, commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station, wave after being announced, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. The astronauts are, from left to right: Victor Glover, Mike Hopkins, Bob Behnken, Doug Hurley, Nicole Aunapu Mann, Chris Ferguson, Eric Boe, Josh Cassada, and Suni Williams. The agency assigned the nine astronauts to crew the first flight

“For the first time since 2011, we are on the brink of launching American astronauts on American rockets from American soil.”
—NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine

Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Release Date: August 3, 2018


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