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NASA astronaut, two cosmonauts set for Thursday launch to space station

9 monthes ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

STORY WRITTEN FOR CBS NEWS & USED WITH PERMISSION
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy, Russian Soyuz commander Anatoly Ivanishin and flight engineer Ivan Vagner pose for a picture at the Cosmonaut Hotel on Wednesday at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Credit: Andrey Shelepin/Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center
Working amid coronavirus restrictions, engineers readied a Soyuz spacecraft for launch Thursday to ferry two Russian cosmonauts and Navy SEAL-turned-astronaut Chris Cassidy to the International Space Station.
Liftoff from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan is targeted for 4:05:06...
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