Change of Command
April 27, 2021, 5:25 p.m.

ISS Expedition 65 Change of Command Ceremony

International Space Station International Space Station Expedition 65

NASA astronaut Shannon Walker, first Expedition 65 commander, will hand over the International Space Station command to JAXA astronaut Akihiko Hoshide.

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