• NASA seeking proposals for two new private astronaut missions to ISS

    1 day ago - By Tech Crunch

    NASA said Friday it was seeking proposals from commercial companies for two new private crewed missions to the International Space Station. The first mission would likely take place between fall of 2022 and mid-2023. The second one would follow sometime between mid-2023 and the end of 2023.
    Private astronaut missions are a relatively recent initiative from NASA, part of its Commercial low-Earth Orbit Development program. For most of humanity's history in space, trips to the ISS were reserved for astronauts from countries' respective space agencies.
    Houston-based startup Axiom Space was...
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