The NASA Astronaut Handed
command of the International Space Station (ISS) over to cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev on May 4
Marshburn Told Artemyev.
"Oleg, you're a very strong and experienced cosmonaut, "I know we'll be leaving the space station in good hands with you."
Marshburn Then Said
some words to the cosmonaut in Russian and handed him the ceremonial key to the ISS.
Artemyev And Marshburn
then hugged as the other ISS crewmembers applauded.
Most Of Russia's Space Partnerships
have splintered in the aftermath of the country's invasion of Ukraine, and its status as a key ISS partner has come into question
The Crew-3 Mission Consists Of
Marshburn, fellow NASA astronauts Kayla Barron and Raja Chari, and the European Space Agency's Matthias Maurer.
The Quartet Arrived At
the ISS in November aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule named Endurance, and their time in orbit is nearly up.