UAE adventurer travels to space on Blue Origin flight

A UAE-based businessman and adventurer successfully achieved his life-long dream to reach space on Saturday, June 4.

Hamish Harding, a business jet pilot and chairman of Action Aviation, set out on a mission to the high frontier as part of the crew on Blue Origin’s New Shepard (NS)-21 flight into space. New Shepard’s 21st mission lifted off from Launch Site One in rural West Texas at 5.26pm UAE time.

A Dubai resident for 14 years, Harding was one of the six people on the brief trip to space that was initially supposed to take off on May 20. The NS-21 took Harding and crew members 106 km above the ground.


Khaleej Times
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