‘It was magical’ – meet the first disabled crew to fly in zero-gravity

Becoming an astronaut is out of reach for most people. But could the tough selection process be doing more harm than good? New space firm, Mission Astro Access, wants to challenge the perception that space travel is only for those who meet specific physical criteria, and has sent its first disabled crew on a zero-gravity flight.

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Topics:
Accessibility, Access, Inclusion

Author:
Beth Rose

Source:
BBC News

Date published:
Fri 10th Dec, 2021