Axiom Space names full ‘Axionaut’ crew for private Ax-1 mission to space station

Axiom Space has assembled the first private crew bound for the International Space Station. Three investors turned Axiom customers will join a former NASA astronaut to conduct a non-government mission in space. The mission dubbed Ax-1 will rely on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft to transport the four men to and from the space station.

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Axiom Space is creating the first commercial space station

Axiom Space is currently working on plans to develop what will be the world’s first commercial space station. The company has stated that it plans on setting up its headquarters in Houston, where it will later begin production of the bold project.

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SpaceX and Axiom Space planning private spaceflight to ISS next year

All aboard the International Space Station! SpaceX and Axiom Space are teaming up to pull off the first instance of private human spaceflight to the ISS as soon as 2021.

The historic journey will follow another major milestone when SpaceX is expected to send NASA astronauts to the space station in May.

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