The arrival of the general public into space is getting closer and closer. One example is Inspiration4, the first space mission to host four civilians.
Businessman, engineer, medical assistant and science teacher Inspiration 4. They’re part of the first entirely civilian space mission in history. And on board Dragon capsule, owned by SpaceX.
Without the participation of astronauts, the historical expedition seeks this in the future “The space is more available to all who want to goGwen Shotwell, President of SpaceX, explained after the space achievement.
The four civilians took off at dawn on Thursday, September 16, 2021, and will leave in space for three days.
The capsule took off at the Kennedy Space Center (Florida) under the command of A Falcon 9 . rocket, which has already been used by (B1062) and is also owned by SpaceX.
The crew is a billionaire and a pilot Jared Askmanflight engineer Chris Sembrowski, medical assistant Hayley Arsino, a cancer survivor, scientist and educator Sian Proctor.
The four civilians were received Six months training in zero-gravity maneuvers. Also, they were all Ready for emergenciesand spacecraft entry and exit exercises, as well as partial and full mission simulations.
SpaceX’s civilian mission, which serves as Netflix series material, when charitable componentIt will be used to raise funds for St Jude Children’s Hospital.
Fundraising started by Isaacman with a donation of $100 million and the number is expected to double with other contributions.
currently The documentary series consists of four chapters That counts crew days.
In the first chapter Space mission preparations; In the second, the crew showed their enthusiasm for the trip as well as their concerns.
While in the third and fourth they put It tests your physical and mental capabilities.
Episode 5 will be available on September 30thAfter the return of inspiration 4.
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