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NASA astronaut Nick Hague prepares for the ride of a lifetime

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By ITN News Editor October 11, 2018 12:49

NASA astronaut Nick Hague prepares for the ride of a lifetime

As a young boy growing up in Kansas, Nick Hague, looked up at the stars and wanted to explore the unknown, that dream will come true when he blasts off on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station.Before he rockets into space from Kazakhstan on Expedition 57/58 for his six-month tour, the 42-year-old father has undergone training in everything from spacewalks to robotics to Russian and the psychology of sharing the station’s small spaces.An engineer and colonel in the U.S. Air Force, Hague was one of eight selected in 2013 for NASA’s astronaut candidate training program based at the Johnson Space Center. Hague found his love of space early.In the Air Force, Hague worked as an engineer on satellites and aircraft and then attended test pilot school at Edwards Air Force Base, and realized his dream might be achievable.

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By ITN News Editor October 11, 2018 12:49
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