NASA space traveller Jeanette Epps was on the line to be part of African-American team on the International Space Station this year. However, the space organization reported today that pulled from her main goal for unspecified reasons. She should dispatch as a major aspect of Expedition 56/67 in June 2018.
NASA space traveller Serena Auñón-Chancellor will have Epps’ spot. Like Epps, Auñón-Chancellor was one of the 14 space traveller competitors that NASA chose out of 3,500 candidates in 2009. Epps came to NASA by method for a PhD in aeronautic design and seven years at the CIA as a specialized insight officer. Auñón-Chancellor is restorative specialist with accreditations in interior and aviation prescription.
“I did a lot of scientific stuff, but I also did a lot of operational stuff,” jeanetteEpps said
NASA’s declaration didn’t clarify why the office pulled Epps from the mission. Presently, rather than taking what might have been her first flight to circle, Epps will work out of the Astronaut Office at NASA’s Johnson Space Centre in Houston. She at present be doled out to future missions, the space organization said in an announcement.
Moreover, other African-American space explorers have gone by the Space Station. Including Leland Melvin who urged Epps to apply for NASA’s 2009 class. However, Epps would have been the first to wind up plainly a long-haul team part. Living and taking a shot at the ISS for a considerable length of time at once.