In Today’s Deep Space Extra… Axiom Space reveals microgravity research for all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station. NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins assigned to long-duration mission to the ISS.
Human Space Exploration
First all-private Space Station mission to include two dozen experiments
Coalition Member in the News – Axiom Space
UPI.com (11/17): Axiom Space announced yesterday that the crew on the company’s all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station (ISS) will conduct about 25 medical and scientific experiments during their time in low Earth orbit. Some of the research includes an experiment on behalf of the Mayo and Cleveland clinics by mission pilot Larry Connor, research for the Montreal Children’s Hospital, Canadian Research Universities and Royal Canadian Geographical Society by mission specialist Mark Pathy, and an experiment by mission specialist Eytan Stibbe to benefit the Ramon Foundation in collaboration with the Israel Space Agency in Israeli Ministry of Innovation, Science and Technology. The mission is set to launch in February.
Next SpaceX NASA crew launch adds rookie astronaut Jessica Watkins
Space.com (11/18): NASA astronaut Jessica Watkins, a planetary geologist and one of 18 astronauts chosen for the agency’s Artemis Team in December 2020, has been assigned ...