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2 North Americans to join Israel’s Stibbe on 1st private flight to space station – The Times of Israel

Seats are $55 million each; Tom Cruise, who is interested in filming movie at station and was mentioned as potential crew member, will evidently have to wait for…

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida The first private space station crew was introduced Tuesday: An American and a Canadian, joining Israeli businessman Eytan Stibbe, with each of them paying $55 million to fly on a SpaceX rocket.
They’ll be led by a former NASA astronaut now working for Axiom Space, the Houston company that arranged the trip for next January.
This is the first private flight to the International Space Station. Its never been done before,” said Axiom’s chief executive and president Mike Suffredini,…

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