First Saudi Arabia astronauts rocketed toward International Space Station

 Tuesday, May 23, 2023 


On this Sunday, the first astronauts of Saudi Arabia rocketed toward the International Space Station in decades on a chartered flight of worth multimillion-dollar.

SpaceX introduced the ticket-holding crew, headed by a NASA astronaut who a retired fellow at present working for the company that organized the tour. On board, a US businessman at present who owns a sports car racing team as well.

In their capsule, the four should reach the space station on Monday morning. There, they’ll spend only a week before going back home with a splashdown off the coast of Florida.

The Saudi Arabian government has sponsored it. From the kingdom, a stem cell researcher turned out to become the first woman to go to the space. She took part with Ali al-Qarni, who is a fighter pilot by profession with the Royal Saudi Air Force.

From their country, they’re the first to get into a rocket since a Saudi prince introduced in 1985 aboard shuttle Discovery. At the station, they’ll be greeted by an astronaut from the United Arab Emirates.

Just before the flight, Barnawi said that it’s a dream come true for everyone. Just being able to comprehend that this is achievable. Barwani added that if she and Ali can do it, then anyone out there can do it as well. How much exactly Saudi Arabia and Shoffner are paying, Axiom won’t say anything about it for the planned 10-day mission.

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