Billionaire plans new SpaceX mission with spacewalk, eventual goal of 1st Starship human flight

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — One trip to space was not enough for billionaire Jared Issacman who has paired up with SpaceX again for a new mission following last year’s Inspiration4. Once again, Isaacman is spacebound, but this time looking to be among the first civilians to perform a spacewalk while trying to reach the highest ever Earth orbit flown by humans. The mission, called Polaris Dawn, is the first of up to three missions of the Polaris Program, which announced its plans Monday with a website and social media channels. Similar to Inspiration4, Isaacman is taking three passengers with him on board …

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