NASA Studies Larger Space Station Crew

HOUSTON—NASA and Roscosmos recently have begun discussing the possibility of increasing staffing in the International Space Station’s U.S. segment from three to four astronauts. As a consequence, NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, or possibly European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut Thomas Pasquet, could be...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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