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Subject OH SHIT, Russian cosmonaut assigned to command the ISS in 2015 just quit.
Poster Handle Ford Prefect
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A veteran Russian cosmonaut who was assigned to command the International Space Station in 2015 has unexpectedly resigned.

Cosmonaut Yuri Lonchakov tendered his resignation to the Russian federal space agency, Roscosmos, on Thursday. Russian news agencies, quoting the head of the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center, reported Lonchakov will be "formally discharged" on Sept. 14.
 Quoting: [link to www.foxnews.com]

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