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Next Blue Origin Flight: Michael Strahan, Daughter of Alan Shepard

New York — Good Morning America Co-sponsored Former NFL star Michael Strahan will go to space next month.

At the age of 50 on Sunday, Strahan and Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, board the New Shepard spacecraft, named after her father, the first American in space. Participate in the mission on December 9th.

The flight of Blue Origin, a company led by Jeff Bezos, also carries four paying customers, and this year the New Shepard aircraft will shuttle the third person to space and the first six. It will be launched in a 10-minute flight from western Texas.

Blue Origin does not disclose ticket prices for paid customers.

Passengers experience 3-4 minutes of weightlessness just 10 minutes after takeoff and before the capsule parachutes into the desert. This is five minutes shorter than Alan Shepard’s 1961 Mercury flight.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Star Trek star William Shatner flew into space on separate New Shepard flights this year.

Next Blue Origin Flight: Michael Strahan, Daughter of Alan Shepard

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