I served in Afghanistan with Chris, in fact he was our platoon commander. He’s a great guy, and proof to anyone that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. Naval Academy, SEAL, MIT, NASA…
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and two Russian cosmonauts are looking forward to a March 27 launch to the International Space Station to start an expedition that may be filled with spacewalks and visiting spacecraft.
“It’s shaping up to be a really exciting expedition,” Cassidy, a 43-year-old U.S. Navy SEAL and veteran of a 2009 shuttle flight, said during a press conference today at Johnson Space Center in Houston. “We’ve got a lot going on.”
Four Russian spacewalks and potentially three U.S. excursions could take place during the more than five-month expedition.
Cassidy said the crew also could see every vehicle that flies to the station make a visit.
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