Indian-American astronaut Chari nominated for US Air Force Brigadier General

Indian-American astronaut Chari nominated for US Air Force Brigadier General

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Category : International Published on: January 30 2023

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  • Indian-American astronaut Raja Chari was nominated by US President Joe Biden for the post of Air Force brigadier general.
  • The senate approves all senior civilian and military appointments, according to the US Defense Department.
  • Brigadier General (BG) is a one-star General Officer rank of the United States Air Force.
  • It is just above Colonel and below Major General.
  • Raja Xhari is a US Air Force Colonel, who is 45 years old and earned a master’s degree in aeronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
  • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and European Space Agency made Chari the Commander of the SpaceX Crew-3 mission to the International Space Station (ISS).
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