The first space tourism mission is here. Three private astronauts will blast off for the International Space Station on Friday, April 8
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During their 10-day mission, the crew will spend eight days on the International Space Station conducting scientific research, outreach and business activities. “Ax-1 is the first of several Axiom missions proposed to the orbiting laboratory and an important step towards Axiom’s goal of building a private space station, Axiom Station, in low Earth orbit that can serve as a global academic and commercial hub. “, Axiom Space said in a statement.
Pre-launch activities, launch and docking coverage will be streamed live on axiomspace.com starting April 8 at 7:55 a.m. EDT (5:25 p.m. IST)