2021 Space-Race continues, Dayton businessman set to visit ISS in 2022
2021 has been the year of space missions, we know that. It wasn’t too long ago that we saw billionaires Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos travel to the far reaches of space, just enough to call themselves astronauts in the first manned missions on their respective space flights.
Well, there is another rich man who is set to go to space in 2022, and his name is Larry Connor, businessman and real estate entrepreneur. Connor is said to be piloting the fully civilian private space mission to the International Space Station in 2022 and it will be a great time for humanity to be able to travel to space.
During an interview, Connor told the interviewer that he was not interested in becoming a space tourist. However, there is a lot of work to be done on the International Space Station. Connor said that was the reason he formed a formal partnership with the Mayo Clinic and the Clevland Clinic to conduct groundbreaking experiments.
Following his planned trip in 2022, the Ohio businessman is currently in the middle of his intense 5-month, 15-day training program with Axiom Space working to train him and the other crew members. , to become astronauts.
You must have noticed, I mentioned other crew members and that is correct. Connor is part of a four-man mission to the International Space Station and he will board the SpaceX Dragon spacecraft on Axiom-1 rockets that will depart Cape Canaveral in the first half of 2022.
Connor said, “It’s great that not only me, but the other three crew members have all volunteered for the Cleveland Clinic and Mayo to be basically human guinea pigs and all the experiments they want to do before the flight, during the theft or after theft. “
A Little About Larry Connor: The man is the founder of Connor Kids Academy in Dayton. Last year the wealthy Dayton businessman made a profit worth $ 1.6 million on the stock market, and generous of him, he returned it to his employees because it was the worst phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As mentioned in a 10tv report, the Dayton businessman has made a fortune of $ 3.3 billion in asset-rich real estate assets in multiple states over the past 30 years, and he believes that being successful is comes with an obligation to return it to society and share the wealth with the community.