NASA Astronaut Chris Cassidy Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission
HOUSTON — NASA wanderer Chris Cassidy of Maine, who is creation final preparations at a Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, for a Mar launch to a International Space Station, will be accessible for live satellite interviews from 5 to 6 a.m. CST Friday, Mar 8.
The interviews will issue from Star City, and will be preceded at 4:30 a.m. by a video b-roll feed of Cassidy’s goal training and before spaceflight. To attend in a interviews, reporters should hit Karen Svetaka at 281-483-8684 no after than 1 p.m., Thursday, Mar 7.
Cassidy is a Navy SEAL and connoisseur of a U.S. Naval Academy. He served in worldwide deployments ancillary Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan before to fasten NASA in 2004. Cassidy formerly flew in space as a goal dilettante aboard space convey Endeavour on STS-127 in 2009. On that goal Cassidy finished 3 spacewalks during a construction of a space station.
Cassidy will launch with Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin of a Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos). The contingent is set to launch aboard a Soyuz booster to a orbiting laboratory from a Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:43 p.m. CDT Mar 28 (2:43 a.m. Mar 29 Baikonur time). They are
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