Inspiration 4: First all-civilian human spaceflight is a fact

Inspiration 4 mission with SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, and four “beginners” all-civilian humans as passengers on an ambitious spaceflight, successfully took off on Wednesday night from the Kennedy space center in Florida, on the first tourist, space mission, without a professional astronaut to the crew, for the first time ever.

It is noted that four people successfully passed the training required for such a trip. They are Sian Proctor, a professor of Geoscience at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Arizona, Chris Sembroski, a former air force pilot, Hayley Arceneaux, who works as an infirmary assistant, and American billionaire Jared Isaacman, who inspired the mission.

Inspiration 4 spaceflight

Elon Musk’s company reported that about 12 minutes after launch, the Dragon space capsule was successfully detached from the Falcon 9 rocket, sending the four tourists alone into space. They are expected to make a three-day trip to space, and will travel a little farther from the International Space Station.

The crew will not only enjoy the view during their trip but as it became known just before the launch will carry out a series of experiments oriented all in the medical field. There will be experiments that have to do with how the human body reacts to microgravity conditions. Astronauts will constantly monitor their vital functions and will also continuously take samples from various parts of their body and organism to determine any changes.

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