April 2022 – AXIOM flight, Cape Canaveral Florida
The AXIOM Mission 1 (Ax-1) is a twelve-day commercial human space mission onboard SpaceX Crew Dragon with 4 international crew that will dock with the International Space Station (ISS) (2 days to reach ISS, 8 days onboard ISS, and 2 days home via splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean.) AXIOM’s larger goal is to create the first commercial space station and plans to dock to the ISS’ Harmony module, where it will have one segment that could grow to three pressurized modules after 2024.
June 2022 – ARTEMIS 1 Uncrewed Flight, Cape Canaveral Florida
The Artemis 1 Space Launch System (SLS) is the first uncrewed flight toward the goal of returning humans to the moon by 2021. The Space Launch System (SLS) recently emerged (after being delayed 19 times) on March 17 from the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA Kennedy Space Center (KSC). It did a ‘wet’ dress rehearsal after 11 years, 5 months since President Barack Obama approved a new space launch vehicle. In comparison, the Saturn V took 5 years to roll out after President John F Kennedy declared we must go to the moon, exiting the VAB on May 25, 1966. We are anticipating the first uncrewed launch of SLS no earlier than June 2022.
November 2022 – POLARIS DAWN flight, Cape Canaveral Florida
The POLARIS Dawn is a five-day commercial human space mission onboard SpaceX Crew Dragon with 4 crew and it has four objectives: