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First All-Private Astronaut Mission To International Space Station Takes Off

Bharat Times | 08/04/2022 11:35 PM | Click to read full article

The Axiom Mission 1 (Ax-1), the first all-private astronaut mission to the International Space Station, took off on Friday, April 8.

A four-person crew blasted off into space aboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, from the historic Launch Complex 39A in Kennedy Space Center, Florida, at 11:17 am EDT (8:47 pm IST), as part of the mission.