Indian-American astronaut to Command NASA-SpaceX Crew-3 Mission

Raja Chari will serve as the commander of the Crew Dragon spacecraft and the Crew-3 mission. He will be in-charge of all phases of flight from launch to re-entry. He also will serve as an Expedition 66 flight engineer aboard the station

Indian-American astronaut to Command NASA-SpaceX Crew-3 Mission
Indian-American Astronaut Raja Chari will be leading the Nasa-SpaceX collaborative mission Crew-3 to the International Space Station. Source: NASA

Indian-American Astronaut Raja Chari will be leading the Nasa-SpaceX collaborative mission Crew-3 to the International Space Station (ISS) later this month.

The US space agency said in a statement that NASA's SpaceX Crew-3 mission will carry NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn, and Kayla Barron as well as ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthias Maurer aboard a Crew Dragon spacecraft on a Falcon 9 rocket.