SpaceX to launch first Saudi woman into space on private Ax-2 mission

A woman from Saudi Arabia will reach space for the first time in a few months, if all goes according to plan.

On Sunday (February 12), the Saudi government and Houston-based company Axiom Space announced (opens in new tab) the final two members of the four-person Ax-2 mission to the International Space Station (ISS), which is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket no earlier than May.

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