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[i]Now that his desk assignment is complete, Hernandez is faced with choosing whether to make another space trip: a six-month mission to the International Space Station.
It would require him first to train at a foreign space agency for 21/2 years.
"It's a pretty demanding job," Hernandez said, and one that would require greater sacrifices from his wife, Adela, and their five children. It would mean he would be away from them for three years.
"I think they prefer I don't make that commitment," he said. Hernandez said he plans to make a decision this month.
"I'm still on the fence. ... At this point, you have to say maybe it's enough. Maybe I've done what I want to do."[/i]
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