Astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann to be First Native American Woman in Space Written 18 August 2022


NASA astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann. | Credit: NASA

CBS News reports that NASA astronaut Nicole Aunapu Mann is set to become the first Native American woman to travel to space when “NASA launches its next crew aboard a SpaceX Dragon this fall.” Liftoff is targeted for September 29. Mann “will be joined on the Crew-5 mission by NASA astronaut Josh Cassada, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency astronaut Koichi Wakata and Russian cosmonaut Anna Kikina.”
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