Frank Rubio, the new Salvadoran NASA astronaut

By Carmen Rodriguez

Frank Rubio, Salvadoran who was selected among thousands of people to be part of the team of the National Administration of Aeronautics and Space, US (NASA, for its acronym in English) He was officially named today as the new astronaut.

Rubio, It could be part of the team of the Artemis mission that NASA will send in 2024 an expedition to the moon and to Mars. This new journey is done almost 50 years after man landed on the moon for the first time in the history of mankind.

Rubio is from La Union, It is also a US military pilot experienced. He holds a degree in medicine and in the last two years, It was part of the preparation of the new generation of NASA astronauts.