Agencies choose yearlong crew for International Space Station
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
and have been chosen by NASA and Roscosmos respectively. The two are veterans of ISS and were chosen for their station experience and skill.
"Their skills and previous experience aboard the space station align with the mission's requirements. The one-year increment will expand the bounds of how we live and work in space and will increase our knowledge regarding the effects ofon as we prepare for future missions beyond " said NASA administrator William Gerstenmaier.
- Joshua Buck, Jay Bolden, Anna Vedishcheva (press release). "NASA, Roscosmos Assign Veteran Crew to Yearlong Space Station Mission" — , November 26, 2012
- Tariq Malik (ISS Crew: Scott Kelly, Mikhail Kornienko Sign On For One-Year Mission" — , November 26, 2012 ). "
- Mike Wall (NASA outpost beyond moon could lead to Mars" — , November 20, 2012