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‘We don’t know if this is going to happen’: Space shuttle astronaut tells NASA he has no idea if he will ever return to the ISS

June 4, 2021 Comments Off on ‘We don’t know if this is going to happen’: Space shuttle astronaut tells NASA he has no idea if he will ever return to the ISS By admin

With the first crew of the space shuttle Atlantis set to arrive in Florida, the space agency’s astronaut Scott Kelly has been asked about the possibility of returning to the orbiting lab.

Kelly said he has not yet been given an answer but he did confirm that he has “no idea” if he is going back.

“There’s a lot of stuff that’s happened, but there’s a little bit of a delay,” Kelly told NBC News.

“I’m still trying to sort out everything that’s going on.”

Kelly was among the first U.S. astronauts to land on the moon during Apollo 17 in 1971, but he was not in orbit at the time of his return to Earth.

A NASA report in March 2015, which was released to coincide with the agency’s 100th anniversary, noted that Kelly’s departure from the space station could affect the recovery of a Russian spacecraft and its crew.

Kelly said he was concerned about his safety and well-being while on the ISS, saying that his space suit is not designed to be used in space.

“I was really, really worried, and it didn’t get better,” Kelly said.

“It didn’t help.

The space suit was very tight, and my skin is really tight, so I had a very, very tight fit.

I couldn’t breathe.

The whole thing was very uncomfortable.

So I think it would be really, very dangerous for me to return to space.”

The report also noted that NASA is currently looking into ways to prevent such an event from occurring again, but Kelly said it has not been discussed with NASA.

Kelly and NASA astronauts John Young and William Anders have been in orbit since June 2016, when they returned to Earth after spending nearly two years in orbit on the space shuttles Columbia and Space Shuttle Endeavour.

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