Statesville Native Tom Marshburn Prepares To Visit International Space Station

11:06 AM, Dec 4, 2012   |    comments
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Greensboro, NC -- A North Carolina native is preparing for a visit to space.

Tom Marshburn is a NASA astronaut from Statesville. He spoke with News 2 during the Good Morning Show Tuesday from his training center in Russia.

Marshburn and two others are preparing to travel to the International Space Station on board Soyuz TMA-07M December 19th. They'll leave from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

The Statesville native first traveled to space in 2009 on Space Shuttle Endeavour.

To watch the segment from the Good Morning Show, click the video player in this story.

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