NASA announces astronauts assigned to SpaceX Crew-4 mission

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NASA announces astronauts assigned to SpaceX Crew-4 mission. Here is more from NASA:

NASA has assigned two crew members to launch on the agency’s SpaceX Crew-4 mission – the fourth crew rotation flight of the Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station.

NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren and Bob Hines will serve as spacecraft commander and pilot, respectively, for the Crew-4 mission. Additional crew members will be assigned as mission specialists in the future by the agency’s international partners.

The mission is expected to launch in 2022 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Lindgren, Hines, and the international crew members will join an expedition crew aboard the space station for a long-duration stay.

You can find more information on NASA’s Commercial Crew Program at:

http://www.nasa.gov/commercialcrew

Featured image courtesy of nasa.gov NASA ID: KSC-20200924-PH-SPX01_0009

Sources: NASA.GOV

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