Michael Strahan to Go to Space on Next Blue Origin Flight Written 24 November 2021


Blue Origin's New Shepherd | Credit: ThePenultimateOne; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 4.0

On its website, Good Morning America reports that “Good Morning America” co-host and former NFL defensive lineman Michael Strahan “will fly to space on Blue Origin’s next space flight.” The AP reports that Strahan “will join Laura Shepard Churchley, the eldest daughter of astronaut Alan Shepard, on the Dec. 9 mission aboard the New Shepard, a spacecraft named after her father and the first American in space.” The flight “will also carry four paying customers and will be the third by the New Shepard craft this year to shuttle humans to space.” The announcement received extensive media attention Tuesday.
Full Story (Good Morning America); More Info (Associated Press)