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Roskosmos: Cosmonaut Fedyaev will fly to the ISS on the Crew Dragon spacecraft in February 2023

Astronaut State Corporation “Roscosmos” Andrey Fedyaev will fly to the International Space Station (ISS) on the US spacecraft Crew Dragon in February. This was announced by the state corporation in its Telegram-channel.

The launch of the Falcon-9 launch vehicle is scheduled from the John F. Kennedy Space Center in Florida. In addition to Fedyaev, the Crew-6 crew includes astronauts from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Stephen Bowen and Woody Hoburg, as well as an astronaut UAE Sultan al-Neyadi.

It is noted that Fedyaev’s flight will be the third under the agreement between Roscosmos and NASA on cross-flights of three Russian cosmonauts on Crew Dragon and three American astronauts on Soyuz spacecraft.

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In October, the head of the American program of the International Space Station, Joel Montalbano declaredthat NASA wishes to extend the cross-flight program.

In August, the executive director of the state corporation Roscosmos for manned space programs Sergey Krikalev allowed the continuation of cross-flights to the ISS.

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