After aborted mission, NASA astronaut confident about December launch

Astronaut Anne McClain (L) is seen during training at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory in Houston, Texas, U.S., January 12, 2015. Picture taken January 12, 2015. Lauren Harnett/NASA-JSC/Handout via REUTERS/Files

(Reuters) – The American astronaut who will hitch the first ride on a Russian rocket since last month’s aborted launch and dramatic emergency landing is confident that her scheduled trip in December on a rocket that she calls a “workhorse” will go smoothly. Astronaut Anne McClain, along with a Russian cosmonaut and a Canadian astronaut, […]

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