Cosmonaut Anna Kikina will leave on the American ship Crew Dragon to the International Space Station at the end of September, according to the Telegram channel of Roscosmos.

As recalled by the state corporation, on Thursday NASA announced that the launch of the Crew Dragon spacecraft of the Crew-5 mission, the crew of which includes Russian woman Anna Kikina, is planned no earlier than September 29, 2022.

“Anna Kikina will go to the ISS no earlier than the end of September”, &ndash ; clarified in “Roscosmos”.

Before, Anna Kikina was recognized as fit for space flight at a meeting of the Main Medical Commission, the cosmonaut will continue to prepare for the 68th expedition to the ISS.

Kikina may become the first representative of Russia to fly into space on an American apparatus.

Meanwhile, Roskosmos and NASA signed an agreement on cross-flights of cosmonauts on American ships and astronauts on Russian Soyuz to the ISS.

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