Tag: Inspiration4

SpaceX Inspiration4 Mission Completes Successful Trip to Space

SpaceX Inspiration4 Mission Completes Successful Trip to Space
After a beautiful launch to orbit and an exciting splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean, the crew of SpaceX’s Inspiration4 has successfully completed the first all civilian mission to space. SpaceX sent the crew of Inspiration4 on a three day mission orbiting the Earth, without any professional astronauts to command the mission or pilot the Dragon... Read more »

How to See Inspiration4 Fly Over Chicago at Night

How to See Inspiration4 Fly Over Chicago at Night
When you know where to look and what to look for, you can easily see the spacecraft of Inspiration4 fly over Chicago at night. Despite the presence of bright city lights, the current streak of clear night skies and Dragon’s orbital path means you have a couple chances to spot the spacecraft each night. Crew... Read more »

The First All Civilian Crew is Headed to Orbit: How to Watch the Inspiration4 Launch

The First All Civilian Crew is Headed to Orbit: How to Watch the Inspiration4 Launch
SpaceX is preparing to launch Crew Dragon Resilience to orbit as part of the Inspiration4 mission. The four crew members onboard Resilience make up the first all civilian crewed mission to space. Inspiration4 will remain in orbit for three days following launch which is targeted for Wednesday, September 15th with a launch window opening at... Read more »
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Inspiration4 Explained: The First All Civilian Mission to Space

Inspiration4 Explained: The First All Civilian Mission to Space
Inspiration4 is set to make history as the first all civilian mission to space. Launched by SpaceX and organized to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Hospitals, the mission will orbit Earth for three days. Jared Isaacman, tech billionaire and commander of Inspiration4, purchased the SpaceX flight and awarded the three remaining seats... Read more »

'I am not nervous at all' Inspiration4 Crew Member Hayley Arceneaux Talks to WGN News About Upcoming Mission

Hayley Arceneaux, the youngest crew member of Inspiration4, and youngest astronaut to go to space, spoke to WGN News about her upcoming mission this morning. Arceneaux is a cancer survivor, physician’s assistant, and current astronaut in training after being named to the Inspiration4 crew earlier this year. The fundraising launch for St. Jude was organized... Read more »