The private Ax-1 space crew was greeted with astronaut pins on the ISS

The three first-time aviators of the first commercial crew to visit the International Space Station arrived on Saturday (Aug.

Axiom-1 (Ax-1) Commander Michael López-Alegría, who is now the first former NASA astronaut to return to the space station, marked their arrival with a short pinning ceremony in honor of fellow Ohio crewmate Larry Connor Mark Pathy from Canada and Eytan Stibbe, who is now the second citizen of Israel to go into space. The four arrived at the space station on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavor, which launched Friday (April 8) from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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