#NewShepard’s 21st mission will include the first Mexican-born woman to fly to space @KatVoltage, Evan Dick, Hamish Harding, @hespanha_victor, Jaison Robinson, and @VictorVescovo. The flight date will be announced soon. Read more 🚀: bit.ly/3ywpmgG #NS21
NS-21 to Fly Six Customer Astronauts, Including First Mexican-Born Woman to Visit Space Evan DickKatya EchazarretaHamish HardingVictor Correa HespanhaJaison RobinsonVictor VescovoSecond flight for Evan Dick. Victor Vescovo has wikipedia articles in 8 languages so he must be relatively well known. Hamish Harding has also a wikipedia entry, but only in English.
Good quote: "The patch concept came from Astronaut Evan Dick, who said reaching space in the crew capsule on NS-19 felt like climbing above the surface of the ocean after a lifetime of living below the surface."
#NS21 is targeting liftoff from Launch Site One on Saturday, June 4. The launch window opens at 8:00 a.m. CT / 13:00 UTC. Stay tuned for updates: https://www.blueorigin.com/news/ns-21-mission-updates/
Day one of astronaut training, Blue Origin New Shephard training facility (Van Horn, Texas). Nice to be training here in my home state.
The #NS21 crew has completed training and is ready to fly to space on #NewShepard. Live webcast begins tomorrow at T-60 minutes on BlueOrigin.com
#NewShepard is vertical on the pad. Live webcast of #NS21 begins in one hour on BlueOrigin.com. Meet the crew as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
#NewShepard flight controllers have given the “Go” for astronaut load. The #NS21 crew is on its way to the launch tower. Watch live: