Blue Origin announces it will take an NFL hall of famer to space soon

Blue Origin has announced it will be taking an NFL hall of famer to space aboard its New Shepard rocket before the end of the year.

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Published Wed, Nov 24 2021 12:31 AM CST

Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has announced its plans for its next space tourism event, where it will take six individuals to a place very few humans have ever traveled.

Blue Origin is gearing up for its next space tourism event and has announced all of the individuals that will be boarding the company's New Shepard rocket sometime next month. Blue Origin took to its website and social channels to announce the members.

The following are booked in; Laura Shepard Churchley, the daughter of the first American to reach space, Michael Strahan, an NFL hall of famer and a co-anchor on ABC's "Good Morning America". Dylan Taylor, CEO of Voyager Space, Evan Dick, Managing Member of Dick Holdings, LLC, and first parent-child duo, Lane and Cameron Bess.

This announcement from Blue Origin marks the company's third crewed mission and first six-person mission. Currently, Blue Origin is targeting a launch date of December 9 at 9:00 am CST / 15:00 UTC from Launch Site One in West Texas. Live coverage of the event will begin 90 minutes prior to the lift-off time at 7:30 am CST.

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