The world entered the next phase of the second space age as SpaceX launched four people into the Dragon Capsule over the Falcon 9 rocket at 8:02 pm EDT, none of whom were astronauts, in the first all-space mission, according to with a live stream of the event on the company YouTube channel (shown below).
The mission, called Inspiration 4, saw four people, who, again, were not NASA astronauts, being launched at an altitude of 360 miles (580 kilometers) above the Earth’s surface, which is even further away from the International Space Station. Space Station.
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Four civilian rockets in space in SpaceX Falcon 9
If all else fails, the mission has served as a milestone for the emerging commercial space industry, dominated by billionaires Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos, whose companies have rushed to build space travel systems that can lift people without space. in government programs and NASA astronauts. In addition, this global launch also hopes to raise $ 200 million for St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Jude and his efforts to advance cancer research.
Among the four lucky citizens on the SpaceX flight is Jared Isaacman, a trained pilot and founder of a payment processing company that will manage the mission. He is also rich, so he bought four seats in the Crew Dragon and selected the three remaining passengers: Sian Proctor, a former NASA astronaut candidate and geology professor, who won a video contest hosted by Shift4 (Isaacman’s company). Then there is Hayley Arceneaux, an assistant physician to St. Judas and a cancer survivor who was selected through St. Judas. Fourth place goes to Data Engineer Christopher Sembroski of Lockheed Martin. While Sebroski’s friend initially won the last golden ticket, this friend eventually gave up his shot and passed the ticket to Sebroski.
Inspiration 4 comes almost a year after the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule mounted a crew of four skilled astronauts on the International Space Station (and back to Earth). But, destined to rise about 80 miles above the International Space Station, this mission will see the Earth through two windows, except for a glass dome that recently hit the top of the capsule (instead of the connecting door used by the last capsule for connection to the ISS). The Inspiration 4 crew aims to return to Earth three days after launch, depending on Florida weather, before launching into the Atlantic Ocean. Once aboard the clear blue waters, SpaceX recovery teams will likely attach to the capsule, board it, remove the crew and drive them back to shore, where a media tsunami is likely to await.
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