Astronaut Chris Cassidy Blasts Off Thursday

Joy Hollowell

Updated 2 years ago

A Mainer is set to blast off into space Thursday afternoon.Launch time for Chris Cassidy is set for 4:43 p.m. from a launch pad in Kazakhstan.The York native will spend time at the International Space Station. Cassidy is scheduled to return to Earth in September.The Challenger Learning Center in Bangor is hosting a lift off party leading up to and during the launch. This will be Cassidy’s second time in space.


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