It will also allow the company to expand its sales team. SpaceX, Axiom Plan 10-Day Trip to International Space Station For 3 Tourists. The Houston -based, venture-backed company has signed a contract with SpaceX for a Crew Dragon flight which will transport a commander trained by Axiom along with three private astronauts to and from the International Space Station. Suffredini had served as manager of NASA's International Space Station program from 2005 to 2015. Axiom Telecom had planned to raise between $760 million and $1.093 billion from the IPO, with the price range for shares set at $0.80 to $1.15. The IPO would have been the first UAE listing on NASDAQ Dubai in 18 months, and analysts have said that the cancellation could deter other companies in the region from considering listing. In 2016 Mr. Blachman joined Axiom Space, building the world’s first privately-owned, international commercial space station. Tourists planning a trip to the International Space Station next year have reason to cheer. I sold Angry Robot two more space operas in the Axiom series. WATCH NEXT. Cheddar Morning News Briefings of May 11th. Axiom has said it has a roster of more than … The investment will help Axiom expand and develop a technology platform to identify and match companies with talent, the company said in a statement. Axiom announced today (19 February) that it has submitted a draft registration document for a proposed initial public offering (IPO) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Axiom Space is developing luxury accommodations to replace the aging International Space Station which is set to retire 2024. Chelsea Gohd, staff writer at, breaks down SpaceX's first planned space tourism trip scheduled for 2021. The Dreaming Stars will appear in Fall 2018, and book three (tentatively titled The Forbidden Tim Pratt » Blog Archive » The Axiom Series The Dreaming Stars will appear in Fall 2018, and book three (tentatively titled The Forbidden Stars) will come out in 2019. Axiom, the Houston-based private space company, has partnered with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ferry tourists to outer space as soon as 2021. Introducing Axiom Space Earlier this week, NASA announced that it has selected Axiom Space to build "at least one habitable commercial module to be attached to the International Space Station." Going forward, Axiom expects to offer both professional and private flights to the space station. The first private company to launch a module designed to attach to the ISS, Axiom, hopes to launch in 2024, on the way to a fully freestanding space station.