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St. Jude physician assistant to join billionaire on SpaceX flight becoming youngest American in space

By WREG / Associated Press  
   February 23, 2021

A bone cancer survivor who’s now a physician assistant will join a billionaire on SpaceX’s first private spaceflight this fall. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced Monday that Hayley Arceneaux will serve as its ambassador in space. She figures after beating cancer as a child, rocketing into orbit should be a piece of cosmic cake. She’ll launch alongside tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacman and two yet-to-be-chosen contest winners.

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