NASA Astronaut Backs Bartered Russian Launch

NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei.
Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei has endorsed his March 9 assignment to lift off aboard Russia’s Soyuz MS-18 on April 9 to help ensure a continuous U.S. presence aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Vande Hei is a veteran of a 168-day expedition to the orbiting science laboratory in...

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