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Wednesday Afternoon: Purdue University

wednesday afternoon: The spacecraft is set to dock at the orbiting outpost Friday, according to National Observer. Feustel met his future wife, Indira, a speech pathologist from eastern Ontario, at Indiana's Purdue University. Andrew Drew Feustel, who has dual Canada-U.S. citizenship, headed off Wednesday afternoon with fellow NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev. ; The trio are aboard a Soyuz rocket that left as scheduled from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan eight months before Canadian Space Agency astronaut David Saint-Jacques leaves for the orbiting space laboratory in November for a six-month stay. They married and came to Canada, and Queen's University says he completed a PhD in geological sciences at the university in Kingston, Ont., in the 1990s. It will be Feustel's third flight into space, and his second to the space station where he will also take over as commander in June. The Queen's Gazette says their two children Ari and Aden, were born in Kingston and that the family still has ties to the city. ( As reported in the news.