Russians May Launch Ukrainian to ISS

International Space Station

Roscosmos PAO reports that Ukraine could be the next country to visit the International Space Station:

> Russia and Ukraine have agreed that they may send a Ukrainian cosmonaut on a Russian spaceship to participate in long-term operations on the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS), Roscosmos Head Anatoly Perminov told news media. > > According to him, it was Ukrainian proposal which implies training of national cosmonauts in Roscosmos’ Gagarin Training Center. However, the ‘costly’ initiative still has to be discussed with the ISS international partners, Perminov stated. > > The Ukrainian National Space Agency will also work through all the aspects of the project, which haven’t been specified at the current stage.

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