Russia strikes deal with NASA for first cosmonaut on SpaceX flight

Orlando FL (UPI) Dec 09, 2021

Russia’s only active female cosmonaut, Anna Kikina, will make her first trip into space in fall 2022 as the first Russian to fly on a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule, Russia’s space agency announced Wednesday on Twitter. Dmitry Rogozin, director general of Russia’s Roscosmos agency, said his program has pledged a seat of a Russian Soyuz capsule to an American astronaut in return. Rogozin

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