"Mark Kelly" former NASA astronaut. Sworn in as a member of the US Senate After winning Arizona from red to blue in the election on Nov. 3 ago.
On Dec. 2, CNN reported that former astronaut Mark Kelly, 56, was inaugurated as an Arizona Senator. With Vice President Mike Paynes taking the oath After Mr. Kelly was a representative Democrat signed up. Senators in the past elections And can win a landslide over Martha McSally, the original position of the Republican. Making Arizona transition from the red state It's a blue state
This election of the senators competed for 35 seats, accounting for one-third of all 100 seats in the US Senate. Democrats swept two additional seats to 48, but remained behind 50-seat Republicans, while two Georgia senators were elected. Sen. playoffs on Jan. 5, which will determine whether Democrats will be able to score additional 2 seats or not. In order to dominate the 50-50 parliament with Republicans.
Mr. Kelly, former Air Force pilot who fought joker game
in the Persian Gulf War. And former NASA astronaut He has performed four space missions, including being the commander of the Space Shuttle, he has a twin brother. Including Mr. Scott Kelly, who is also an astronaut. And the two brothers Kelly's space travel Still in the NASA research program About the effects of space travel on the human body.