ISLAND Digital appearance broadcasts from kl. 9:30 (Brazil time) this Saturday (4) the flight of the second Brazilian going out into space throughout history. This is Victor Correa Hespanha, a civilian production engineer from Minas Gerais, who won his seat on the New Shepard spacecraft thanks to a lottery organized by the Crypto Space Agency (CSA), after acquiring three NFTs (tokens non-fungible) on platforms. .
This will be Blue Origin’s fifth manned flight, and the launch of the mission known as NS-21 – as it will be the 21st flight of a New Shepard vehicle in the company’s total numbers – is scheduled for 6 p.m. 10:00 (GMT) from the launch Site One, Van Horn, West Texas.
Watch it on the Netcost-Security YouTube channel below:
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Originally, Blue Origin’s fifth manned flight was scheduled for May 20th. Victor and his wife, Marcella Diniz Hespanha, traveled to the United States on the 15th and lived in Vila dos Astronautas, located at the company’s facility in El Paso, approximately 120 miles (195 km) from the launch site.
In the caravan where he was staying, the Brazilian was received with several “treats” offered by Blue Origin, such as a personalized bag, several shirts and chocolates.