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Colorado Astronaut headed Back to Space Station

By: AP
By: AP

Colorado astronaut Steve Swanson is headed back to the International Space Station.

Swanson will serve as flight engineer on a joint mission with two Russian cosmonauts next year.

According to Steamboat Today, Swanson has been an astronaut since 1998.

He was previously on a space shuttle mission to the International Space Station in 2007, when he performed two spacewalks.


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