Comedian and actor Pete Davidson is set to embark on an out of this entire world expertise.
The “Saturday Night time Live” cast member will blast off as one particular of 6 travellers on an forthcoming start from billionaire Jeff Bezos’ area vacation venture Blue Origin, the firm reported on Monday.
The launch is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. CT on Wednesday March 23 from Blue Origin’s Launch Internet site 1 in the western Texas desert, according to Blue Origin. It marks the fourth human flight for the company’s “New Shephard” plan and the 20th in its historical past.
The other 5 crew associates aboard include married few Sharon and Marc Hagle — a founder of a nonprofit aimed at inspiring youngsters in spaceflight and a home CEO respectively — as very well as CEO and trader Marty Allen, teacher and entrepreneur Jim Kitchen and Dr. George Nield, a previous NASA manager who has labored to promote industrial spaceflight, the Linked Press stated.
Other stars which have flown into outer place with Blue Origin contain “Star Trek” actor William Shatner, who flew last Oct to an altitude around 66 miles over the Earth for about 10 minutes, and previous NFL player and “Good Early morning America” co-host Michael Strahan in December, the AP explained.
Bezos himself flew on the inaugural passenger flight previous July.
Davidson, who joined “SNL” in 2014 and has also starred in the film “The King of Staten Island,” not too long ago attracted significant social media focus for relationship Kim Kardashian, with criticism directed at the couple from Kardashian’s estranged spouse musician Kanye West, according to CBS Information.