The fifth Blue Space humanitarian expedition is scheduled for May 20

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The fifth Blue Space humanitarian expedition is scheduled for May 20

Blue Origin offers tickets for the New Shepard rocket’s 10-minute flight, which reaches altitudes of 62 miles and speeds of 2,230 mph.

• Evan Dick, investor and NS-19 astronaut on Dec. 11, 2021

Her seat is sponsored by Space for Humanity, a nonprofit whose mission is to expand access to space for all of humanity.

• Katya Echazarreta, business jet pilot

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  • At 6:30 a.m. CDT, the launch window will open. According to a May 13 Blue Origin media release, the livestream will begin at T-60 minutes on BlueOrigin.com.

  • The crew flying on its NS-21 mission:

• Hamish Harding, Action Aviation chairman

• Victor Correa Hespanha, civil production engineer from Brazil

His seat is sponsored by the Crypto Space Agency, whose mission is to combine the space industry’s technology with the innovation and financial power of the crypto markets to accelerate humankind’s off-world future. • Jaison Robinson, adventurer and Dream Variation Ventures co-founder

• Victor Vescovo, co-founder of private equity investment firm Insight Equity Blue Origin, founded by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, opened in Kent in 2020.