Future Space Station crews announced!

NASA and its International Space Station partners have announced the crew members, including NASA astronauts Kate Rubins, Shane Kimbrough and Peggy Whitson, for three upcoming missions to the space station.  #GirlPower

The crew comprising Expedition 48 will be:

  • Jeff Williams, NASA
  • Alexey Ovchinin, Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos)
  • Oleg Skripochka, Roscosmos
  • Kate Rubins, NASA
  • Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos
  • Takuya Onishi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

The crew comprising Expedition 49 will be:

  • Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos
  • Kate Rubins, NASA
  • Takuya Onishi, JAXA
  • Shane Kimbrough, NASA
  • Andrey Borisenko, Roscosmos
  • Sergey Ryzhikov, Roscosmos

The crew comprising Expedition 50 will be:

  • Shane Kimbrough, NASA
  • Andrey Borisenko, Roscosmos
  • Sergey Ryzhikov, Roscosmos
  • Peggy Whitson, NASA
  • Oleg Novitskiy, Roscosmos
  • Thomas Pesquet, European Space Agency

More details here!

(Top left to bottom right) Expedition 48: Jeff Williams, NASA, Alexey Ovchinin, Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and Oleg Skripochka, Roscosmos. Expedition 48/49: Kate Rubins, NASA, Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos, and Takuya Onishi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Expedition 49/50: Shane Kimbrough, NASA, Andrey Borisenko, Roscosmos, and Sergey Ryzhikov, Roscosmos. Expedition 50: Peggy Whitson, NASA, Oleg Novitskiy, Roscosmos, and Thomas Pesquet, European Space Agency.

(Top left to bottom right) Expedition 48: Jeff Williams, NASA, Alexey Ovchinin, Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and Oleg Skripochka, Roscosmos. Expedition 48/49: Kate Rubins, NASA, Anatoly Ivanishin, Roscosmos, and Takuya Onishi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). Expedition 49/50: Shane Kimbrough, NASA, Andrey Borisenko, Roscosmos, and Sergey Ryzhikov, Roscosmos. Expedition 50: Peggy Whitson, NASA, Oleg Novitskiy, Roscosmos, and Thomas Pesquet, European Space Agency.

Great Newsweek feature on @astro_reid and his social media presence!! But don’t forget @Astro_Alex and other ISS members!

9gpvvNewsweek has great article about Reid Wiseman and his amazing presence on social media from the International Space Station. For CauseScience readers this shouldn’t be a surprise since a lot of CauseScience posts have featured @astro_reid! Reid Wiseman has now returned to earth after 6 months in orbit, but hopefully he’ll continue posting about space and life in space! Check out the great article.

Also, in addition to @astro_reid, check out the great tweets from fellow ISS astronauts @Astro_Alex and @Msuraev!

[tweet https://twitter.com/astro_reid/status/531839225050968066] [tweet https://twitter.com/Astro_Alex/status/531351647306653697]