Swede set for second space adventure

Swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang is set to make another trip into space next year, reports the Dagens Nyheter newspaper.

Swede set for second space adventure

On July 30th, 2009, Fuglesang will take part in a mission to the international space station ISS, according to a statement from the US space agency NASA.

Three space walks will be carried out during the mission, the goal of which is to deliver technical equipment to the space station.

Astronaut Nicole Stott will also make the trip in order to take the place of Tim Kopra on the space station.