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NASA will let Axiom Space fly the first private astronauts to the International Space Station in 2022 – Business Insider Australia

Axiom is launching four of its own astronauts on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship. Eventually, Axiom aims to build its own private space station.

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The first space-station mission involving people who aren’t professional astronauts is in full swing.
NASA and aerospace startup Axiom Space announced on Monday that they have signed an order to launch four people to the International Space Station (ISS) as early as January 2022. None are working astronauts. Instead, Axiom has chosen its vice president, former NASA astronaut Michael López-Alegría, to command the crew. The mission also includes real-estate investor Larry Connor, Canadian investor…

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