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Hayley Arceneaux: Cancer survivor joins first all-civilian space mission – BBC News

The SpaceX mission will make Hayley Arceneaux the first person with a prosthesis to visit space.



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By Joshua NevettBBC News
image copyrightSt Jude Children’s Research Hospital
image captionHayley Arceneaux, a cancer survivor, will achieve a number of firsts when she goes to space this year
The first bone cancer survivor to become an astronaut. The first person with a prosthetic body part to visit space. And the youngest American ever to orbit Earth.
These are the impressive firsts that could soon be attributable to 29-year-old Hayley Arceneaux.
In January, the physician assistant was picked…

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