Comedian Pete Davidson has dropped out of Jeff Bezos’ spaceflight on a rocket.
lue Origin announced that Saturday Night Live comics can no longer participate in the 20th flight of the space shuttle, after that date was postponed.
The flight, which was previously scheduled for March 23, will now take place on March 29, and needs to find a replacement sixth crew member.
Previous celebrity guests on space trips include Star Trek actor William Shatner and former American football player and TV personality Michael Strahan.
Blue Origin’s 20th flight to New Shepard has moved to Tuesday, March 29. Pete Davidson can no longer join the NS-20 crew on this mission. We will be announcing the sixth crew member in the coming days.
– Blue Origin (@blueorigin) March 18, 2022
“Blue Origin’s 20th flight to New Shepard has moved to Tuesday, March 29,” the company tweeted.
“Pete Davidson is no longer able to join the NS-20 crew on this mission.
“We will be announcing the sixth crew member in the coming days.”
The remaining Blue Origin passengers include the president and chief executive officer of Tricor International, a property development group, and a “world explorer” who has visited all 193 countries designated by the United Nations. recognition.
The flight will be the 20th for Blue Origin’s New Shepard program and the fourth with a human crew.
Blue Origin is one of several companies involved in the space tourism boom.
Richard Branson launched into space on one of his Virgin Atlantic rockets in July, and in September Elon Musk’s SpaceX made its first private flight.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/pete-davidson-drops-out-of-blue-origin-space-flight-41460150.html Pete Davidson disembarks from the Blue Origin spaceflight