SpaceX Launches to Space Station

NASA and Roscosmos have managed to continue cooperating on flights to and from the International Space Station.

SpaceX Launches to Space Station With Russian Astronaut Among Crew of 4

A SpaceX rocket carrying four astronauts to the International Space Station launched on Wednesday.

The rocket lifted off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida just after noon on Wednesday

It is to arrive at the space station shortly before 5 p.m. on Thursday.

One of the passengers of the mission, Crew-5, is a Russian astronaut, Anna Kikina

One of the passengers of the mission, Crew-5, is a Russian astronaut, Anna Kikina

Her presence on the spacecraft shows that cooperation is continuing between the United States and Russia on the International Space Station in the face of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

The other crew members on Wednesday’s flight are Nicole Mann and Josh Cassada of NASA and Koichi Wakata of JAXA