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Astronaut Scott Kelly To Join Crystal Esprit This December

Following an acclaimed appearance aboard Crystal Serenity this summer, one of the United States’ most notable figures will re-join Crystal’s guests to share his inspiring stories, this time aboard the company’s 62-guest yacht.

NASA Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly will Crystal Esprit’s 13th December sailing round-trip from Dubai, ready to regale travellers with accounts from his record-breaking year in space.

Scott Kelly’s historic mission in space included NASA’s groundbreaking twin study, in which his brother, Captain Mark Kelly, served on the ground as a control model in an unprecedented experiment to understand how space affects the human body. Over his 20-year career with NASA, Scott Kelly has earned the coveted position as America’s first year-round astronaut. Prior to space travel, he served 25 years in the US Navy, retiring as an experienced aviator and decorated Captain.

Crystal Esprit will sail from Dubai on December 13, 2016, her itinerary is as follows: Dubai (overnight in port) | At Sea | Khasab, Oman | Muscat, Oman (overnight in port) | At Sea | Doha, Qatar | Sir Bani Yas Island, UAE | Abu Dhabi, UAE (overnight in port) | Dubai (overnight in port before disembarkation)

You can view the full details of this voyage by clicking here.

The 62-guest Crystal Esprit joined the Crystal Cruises' fleet in 2015 and is a great choice if you are seeking an alternative to the larger, more traditional ocean-going cruise ships. Custom-built for the award-winning cruise line, Crystal Esprit features high-end amenities, luxurious accommodation options and an array of watersports facilities - including a two-man submarine! If six-star luxury is at the top of your cruising list, then she is the perfect choice.

For more information on voyages aboard Crystal Esprit, please contact one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.