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Roscosmos CEO presents cosmonaut Artemyev with TASS ISS reporter card

MOSCOW, March 17. /TASS/. Roscosmos CEO Dmitry Rogozin presented cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev with the TASS special International Space Station reporter card Thursday. Artemtyev is the second TASS reported to work in the orbit. The identity card was presented during the state commission on approval of the Expedition 67 crew. Artemyev will go to the orbit together with young cosmonauts Denis Matveyev and Sergey Korsakov. They were presented with cosmonaut identity cards by Rogozin. The Soyuz MS-21 spacecraft launch is planned for March 18. In addition to his main duties, Artemyev will tell TASS readers about life and work on the station, send photo and video materials from the orbit. His reports will be available in the special section of the TASS website "TASS on ISS." The Expedition 67 crew is expected to stay in the orbit for 195 days. TASS and Roscosmos signed a cooperation agreement on November 17, 2021. Cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin became the first TASS special reporter on the station. His mission lasted for 12 days. Read more