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Axiom names first private crew paying $55 million for a trip to the ISS – The Verge

Three space tourists are spending $55 million each for an eight-night stay on the International Space Station in the first fully private mission to orbit, Axiom…

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A $55 million orbital vacation
An American real estate investor, a Canadian investor, and a former Israeli Air Force pilot are paying $55 million each to be part of the first fully private astronaut crew to journey to the International Space Station. The trio will hitch a ride on SpaceXs Crew Dragon capsule early next year, with a veteran NASA astronaut as the commander.
The Ax-1 mission, arranged by Houston, Texas-based space tourism company Axiom Space, is a watershed moment for the space industry…

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