Pete Davidson Headed to West Texas to Blast Off Into Space With Blue Origin
Pete Davidson is headed to West Texas as a guest of Jeff Bezos to blast off on the next space experience with Blue Origin.
According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, Davidson will be the third celebrity to go to space with Blue Origin following William Shatner and former New York Giants player and co-host of "Good Morning America" Michael Strahan who blasted off on the last two flights respectively.
The space flight takes off from Van Horn and goes 66 miles above the Earth to the point where weightlessness is experienced and then parachutes back to the ground all in about 10 minutes.
Besides Pete Davidson, next week's flight will also include CEO of Party America and investor Marty Allen, CEO of Tricor International Marc Hagle, teacher and entrepreneur Jim Kitchen, and former NASA manager George Nield.
Marc Hagle and his wife Sharon Hagle founded SpaceKids Global, a non-profit organization that introduces spaceflight to children and inspires them to be a part of the future of spaceflight.
Davidson is a part of the cast of "Saturday Night Live" and is currently dating reality star Kim Kardashian. He also wrote and starred in the semi-autobiographical film released in 2020 "The King of Staten Island."
Blue Origin gives their passengers the experience of weightlessness above the Earth for a few minutes before the ship parachutes back to the ground all in about a 10-minute flight.
If you are looking to get on one of the flights, Blue Origin passenger flight prices have not been disclosed by the company.