SpaceX: This will be the first private mission – science – life

SpaceX: This will be the first private mission – science – life

SpaceX Finish his preparations Launching on September 15th Inspiration 4, the first private space mission to Earth orbit.

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This is amazing Expedition It is made by a businessman Jared Isaacman, a 37-year-old American tycoon and accomplished jet pilot, purchased for an unspecified amount the entire flight of the Crew Dragon spacecraft from SpaceX To take with him, as commander, three civilians on board for a three-day journey.

Among them is Hayley Arsenault, 29, a medical assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, on whose behalf the expedition was partly organized.

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Another is Chris Sembrowski, 42, who was chosen from among 72,000 contributors to a fundraiser for the aforementioned hospital, a children’s treatment and research center. The fourth crew member is Dr. Sian Proctor, 51, an experienced educator, entrepreneur and pilot, who was chosen by a panel of judges as part of the competition.

They all covered a training program for life in space and the operation of SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft. The launch will take place from the Kennedy Center in NASA in Cape Canaveral.

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Until now, organized private flights into space have been sub-orbital launches of Virgin Galactic or Blue Origin in which it was possible to experience weightlessness and contemplate the curvature of the Earth for a few minutes, but without reaching the orbit of our planet.

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