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+ - AXE and Buzz Aldrin Announce Apollo Space Sweepstakes 1

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RocketAcademy writes "Apollo 11 lunar-module pilot Buzz Aldrin joined AXE, a personal-grooming brand of Unilever, to announce the AXE Apollo Sweepstakes, which will select 22 winners to become astronauts on the XCOR Lynx Mk II spacecraft.

“Space travel for everyone is the next frontier in the human experience,” Aldrin said. “I’m thrilled that AXE is giving the young people of today such an extraordinary opportunity to experience some of what I’ve encountered in space.”

According to XCOR Aerospace, AXE will select one winner following the Super Bowl on February 3. Twenty-one additional winners will be selected later on. 100 early-stage winners will attend the AXE Apollo Space Academy in Orlando, Florida in December 2013.

Private citizens can also earn a chance to fly on the Lynx through Citizens in Space, a non-profit project of the United States Rocket Academy, which has purchased 10 flights for citizen astronauts."
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AXE and Buzz Aldrin Announce Apollo Space Sweepstakes

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  • Hello everyone!! I'm taking part in this competition and already ranking in the 4th position for France. Please, help me gather more votes and make my dream become a reality by voting for me here: https://www2.axeapollo.com/fr_FR/18704/lucie-poulet [axeapollo.com] Since I was a child, I have been fascinated by space, always raising my eyes to the sky at night, dreaming about going there one day. Growing up I studied hard to maybe one day achieve this goal. I have two masters, one in thermal engineering, which I did in Fran

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