The crew includes Russian Anna Kikina
SpaceX has postponed the undocking of the Crew Dragon spacecraft from the ISS due to bad weather. The crew, which is planned to return to Earth, is Russian Anna Kikina.
“Specialists currently expect to undock no earlier than Thursday evening. It all depends on weather conditions,” the ISS stressed.
What is known about Anna Kikina – a woman astronaut who will fly to the ISS on Elon Musk’s Crew Dragon
What else is known:
The launch of the Crew Dragon spacecraft was scheduled for October 3, 2022. A few days earlier, the flight had been rescheduled to 4th due to Hurricane Ian. The Falcon 9 launch vehicle carrying the Crew Dragon launched from the Kennedy Space Center to the International Space Station on October 5.
In addition to Anna Kikina, the crew includes NASA astronauts Nicole Mann and Josh Kassada, as well as Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata. During their time on the ISS, they were scheduled to conduct more than 200 science experiments and technology demonstrations in areas such as human health and lunar fuel systems, SpaceX said.