Global space reality television show Space Hero, through parent company Space Hero Partnerships LLC, confirmed that it has entered into a Space Act Agreement with NASA to undertake a proof of concept for a launch to the International Space Station. It is hoped that winners of the Space Hero competition will undertake a 10-day mission to the ISS, at a cost of $55 million.
The Space Hero mission to the ISS is expected to launch in 2023 delivered by Axiom Space.
Space Hero hopes to commence the competition in 2021, and will be open to adults across the world who are fluent in English.
They are expecting the competition to last for 15 seasons over 30 years, and hope to one day send participants to Mars and beyond.
Co-founder of and co-chief executive of Space Hero, Deborah Sass, encouraged women from across the world to put their names forward to participate.
“Equality is our mission. We encourage women and men from all over the world to apply to become the Space Hero. This competition is a safe environment for everyone. Don’t let gender be a hurdle,” Sass said.
Space Hero Partnerships LLP is currently represented by Rubenstein Public Relations and Hertz Lichtenstein Young & Polk LLP.
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