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John Shoffner

American - ( AXS)

Occasional Spaceflight

Date of Birth: July 27, 1955
Age: 68


John Shoffner is an American space tourist. He is according to Axiom Space a pilot, champion GT racer, and active supporter of life science research from Knoxville, Tennessee. Before creating his own motorsports team J2-Racing with his wife Janine, Shoffner was a businessman. He had a 21-year career in Kentucky-based telecommunications manufacturer Dura-Line. He retired as president in 1996. In May 2021, he paid for a seat on Axiom Mission 2, the second entirely-private crew mission to the International Space Station. Shoffner served as the pilot of the Crew Dragon crew vehicle, which launched on May 21, 2023.

Falcon 9 Block 5 | Axiom Space Mission 2

SpaceX | USA
Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA
May 21, 2023, 9:37 p.m.
Status: Success
Mission:

This is a Crew Dragon flight for a private company Axiom Space. The mission will carry a professionally trained commander alongside three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. This crew will stay aboard space station for at least eight days.

Low Earth Orbit B1080 - Maiden Flight Landing Zone 1
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Michael Suffredini

Axiom Space, Inc., also known as Axiom, is an American privately funded aerospace manufacturer and orbital spaceflight services company headquartered in Houston, Texas.


Falcon 9
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Starlink Group 6-51
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A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


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SuperView Neo 3-01
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Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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