Status: Occasional Spaceflight
First Flight: 5/21/2023
Last Flight: 5/21/2023
John Shoffner is an American space tourist. He is according to Axiom Space a pilot, champion GT racer, and active supporter of life science research from Knoxville, Tennessee.
Before creating his own motorsports team J2-Racing with his wife Janine, Shoffner was a businessman. He had a 21-year career in Kentucky-based telecommunications manufacturer Dura-Line. He retired as president in 1996.
In May 2021, he paid for a seat on Axiom Mission 2, the second entirely-private crew mission to the International Space Station. Shoffner served as the pilot of the Crew Dragon crew vehicle, which launched on May 21, 2023.