US May Buy Seat on Russia’s Soyuz for Astronaut’s Flight to ISS in Spring 2021, Source Says

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The United States could purchase a seat on Russia’s Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft to ship its astronaut to the International Space Station (ISS) in the spring of 2021, a supply in the house and rocket business advised Sputnik.

In November, the Russian state house company of Roscosmos stated that the crew of the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft, whose launch is scheduled for April 9, will encompass three Russian cosmonauts: Oleg Novitskiy, Pyotr Dubrov and Sergei Korsakov.

If such an settlement is reached, US astronaut Mark Vande Hei could exchange Korsakov in the crew.

The info has been confirmed by two different sources.

Earlier, the pinnacle of Roscosmos, Dmitry Rogozin, stated the longer term launch to ISS will permit to preserve worldwide house cooperation regardless of the present troublesome political state of affairs.


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