What is the News?
The first-ever private mission to the International Space Station (ISS) named Axiom-1 has reached the ISS.
What is the Axiom-1 Mission?
Axiom Mission 1(Ax-1) is the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station.
Organized by: US Based company Axiom Space.
Launched from: The mission was launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida and is flying on the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endeavour.
Under the mission, the astronauts will spend more than a week conducting scientific research, outreach and commercial activities on the space station.
What is Axiom Space?
Axiom Space is a company that is focusing on making space travel more commercially available. Besides this, it also aims to improve the understanding of space and the human body by bringing researchers into space.
Source: This post is based on the article “SpaceX capsule carrying 3 paying customers, former NASA astronaut arrives at International Space Station” published in AIR on 10th April 2022.