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Dennis Tito

Status: Retired
8/8/1940 –
Nationality: American
Type: Non-Astronaut Passenger
First Flight: 4/28/2001
Last Flight: 4/28/2001

Dennis Anthony Tito (born August 8, 1940) is an American engineer and multimillionaire, most widely known as the first space tourist to fund his own trip into space. In mid-2001, he spent nearly eight days in orbit as a crew member of ISS EP-1, a visiting mission to the International Space Station.

Astroscale - ASC

  • Type: Private
  • Abbreviation: ASC
  • Administration: COO: Chris Blackerby
  • Founded: 2013
  • Spacecraft: ELSA-d | ADRAS-J
  • Country: JPN

Astroscale Holdings Inc. is a private orbital debris removal company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company is developing satellite end-of-life and active debris removal services to mitigate the growing and hazardous buildup of debris in space.

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