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Please read in 6th paragraph ... One Soyuz will take McArthur and Russian flight engineer Valery Tokarev to the space station and another will bring home the current crew ... instead of ...
U.S. space tourist Gregory Olsen joined a Russian cosmonaut and an American astronaut for training outside Moscow Friday in preparation for their Oct. 1 launch to the international space station from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
For more than a year, scientist Gregory Olsen has prepared to become the third civilian to visit the International Space Station, and he's itching to blast off. "I really wish I could go right now," he told The Associated Press in a telephone interview from Russia on Wednesday.