Elon Musk’s company SpaceX preparing to send the first Cosmonaut, know about the crew members of this mission

Highlights

  • This mission will launch on September 29

  • Russian cosmonauts to be sent amid tensions

Elon Musk’s company SpaceX is going to launch the Falcon-9 rocket. This is the first time that a Russian cosmonaut is being sent to a flying laboratory. This mission will be launched on September 29 from Complex 39A of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

will return in october

Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina along with other crew members will join the mission. Nicole Mann is going to command the mission and Josh Cassada is going to live as a pilot. Along with these three, Astronaut Wakata Koichi of Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency will join as a mission specialist.

Let me tell you, Nicole, this is Josh’s first space flight. At the same time, this will be Koichi’s fifth space journey. After the mission is over, the crew team will return to Earth in the month of October.

Know who are the crew team of Falcon-9?

Nicole Mann- Nicole was selected to join NASA in 2013. He has served as a test pilot in the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet. Apart from this, he was also deployed on combat operations twice in the war in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is also a colonel in the Marine Corps.

Josh Kasada- Josh is a US Navy pilot and physicist. Josh has completed more than 4,000 flights in more than 45 different aircraft. Josh has also received a PhD degree from the University of Rochester in the year 2000.

Wakata Koichi- Wakata Koichi is a Japanese astronaut. Vakata has been to space four times. In 1996, he flew on STS-72 as the first Japanese Space Shuttle Mission Specialist. With this he was the first Japanese astronaut to have stayed there for such a long time as a member of the ISS.

Anna Kikina- Anna is an athlete. Anna is a master in Polyathlon and Rafting. He is also an airborne instructor with 153 parachute jumps. He is also a test astronaut with the Russian Space Agency since 2014 and is now part of Roscosmos. Anna has also been a part of a big mission like finding life on the moon.

What is SPACE X?

SpaceX was founded to find life on planets other than Earth. SpaceX is a rocket launch company. This is the first private company in the world that is sending people into space. The world’s richest man Elon Musk is its founder and founder.

Russian cosmonauts to be sent amid tensions

Relations between the US and Russia have not been doing well since the war in Ukraine earlier this year. An atmosphere of tension is being seen between the two countries. In such a situation, it will be the first time that a Russian cosmonaut will board the Falcon-9 rocket of Elon Musk’s American SpaceX Dragon spacecraft company.

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