SpaceX to launch Polaris Dawn mission on July 31

First commercial Spacewalk

SpaceX will launch Polaris dawn mission which would become first commercial spaceflight to feature a Spacewalk.

What is Polaris Dawn Mission

Polaris Dawn mission is a privately funded spaceflight program with an aim to do spacewalk.

Who funds Polaris Dawn?

Polaris Dawn mission is funded by Jared Isaacman, CEO of Shift4 Payments who is an American entrepreneur, pilot, philanthropist, and space tourist .

First ever private spacewalk

In a world's first, this mission will be the first ever private spacewalk, opening a whole new era of private space missions and adventures.

Highest altitude spacewalk ever

This spacewalk will also be the highest spacewalk anyone has ever done since Apollo missions, reaching a staggering height of 700 kms.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 powers it

This whole mission is scheduled to be powered by Falcon 9 rocket, a high performing rocket of SpaceX.

More missions to come

This mission will only be the first among 3 scheduled. These missions will all be funded & commanded by Isaacman

Meet the Crew

Jared Isaacman himself will be the commander, assisted by USAF Lt. Col. Scott "Kidd" Poteet as pilot,  and SpaceX operations engineers Sarah Gillis and Anna Menon as mission specialists.

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