SNL star and Kim Kardashian boyfriend Pete Davidson is not heading to the sting of area. Sorry, Chad.
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin introduced on March 14 that the comic was set to affix 5 others on the corporate’s fourth crewed flight, initially set for March 23. Late Thursday, Blue Origin stated the flight has been rescheduled to March 29, knocking Davidson off the crew sheet. A alternative for Davidson is anticipated to be introduced within the coming days. Seems to be like they will need to get these patches modified.
Davidson was set to affix the ranks of media host Michael Strahan, actor William Shatner andas the newest celeb civilian astronauts given a seat on a New Shepard rocket to assist construct the hype round Bezos’ area tourism venture.
The NS-20 crew will embody investor and former Occasion America CEO Marty Allen, actual property government Marc Hagle and spouse, Sharon Hagle, who based SpaceKids World. Additionally on board will probably be George Nield, former affiliate administrator for the Federal Aviation Administration Workplace of Industrial Area Transportation, and entrepreneur Jim Kitchen.
The New Shepard will blast off and ship the crew capsule previous the sting of area for a couple of minutes of weightlessness earlier than it returns to the west Texas desert for a delicate, parachute-assisted touchdown. The entire expertise lasts for about quarter-hour.
For now, Davidson’s area ventures will probably be confined to the small display. His doltish SNL character Chad took a flip as a SpaceX astronaut on Mars when Elon Musk hosted the present final 12 months.
One one who may need been joyful to see Davidson blasted into area is Kanye West, Kardashian’s ex who has been.
Blue Origin plans to stream the journey starting an hour earlier than launch that’s at present focused for six:30 a.m. PT/8:30 a.m. CT on March 29. We’ll embed the feed right here when it turns into out there.