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SpaceX launches four space tourists - the world

SpaceX launches four space tourists – the world

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicle with four space tourists aboard took off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday evening (local time). It is the first fully commercial manned space flight.

The launch date has been set between 02:02 and 07:02 (Belgian time). Since the rocket is not on its way to the International Space Station, it was not necessary to determine an exact departure time. At 02:02 conditions were good and the missile took off. A fireball lit up the sky in Cape Canaveral. As planned, twelve minutes after liftoff, the modified Dragon capsule – Crew Dragon Resilience – was disengaged from the rocket and launched into space, Elon Musk’s company reports.

The vehicle is located a maximum of 540 kilometers from Earth. The last time humans went this far was in 2009. After spending about three days in space, the crew members returned to Earth. Then the craft, suspended from a parachute, sinks into the Atlantic Ocean.

There are no professionals on board

The four passengers are private individuals and for the first time no professional or institutional astronaut will orbit our planet. The captain is 38-year-old billionaire Jared Isaacman, a civilian pilot who also has experience in high-performance combat aircraft. He also paid for the job. SpaceX will sell seats for about fifty million dollars. 51-year-old Sian Proctor, also a civilian pilot, is a professor with a degree in biology. are according to New York times The first black woman to pilot a spacecraft.

Hayley Arsenault, 29, is a medical assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital whose mission is to raise money. Chris Sembrowski, 42, data engineer.

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Proctor and Sembroski got their seats thanks to competition and sweepstakes. After Arsinoe’s victory over childhood cancer, she walks with him to embody hope.

The astronauts will conduct some of the health experiments that SpaceX has paid for, among others. They also set up activities for the care of St. Jude’s Hospital.

The launch date has been set between 02:02 and 07:02 (Belgian time). Since the rocket is not on its way to the International Space Station, it was not necessary to determine an exact departure time. At 02:02 conditions were good and the missile took off. A fireball lit up the sky in Cape Canaveral. As planned, twelve minutes after liftoff, the modified Dragon capsule – Crew Dragon Resilience – was disengaged from the rocket and launched into space, Elon Musk’s company reports. The vehicle is located a maximum of 540 kilometers from Earth. The last time humans went this far was in 2009. After spending about three days in space, the crew members returned to Earth. Then the craft, suspended from a parachute, sinks into the Atlantic Ocean. The four passengers are private individuals and for the first time no professional or institutional astronaut will orbit our planet. The captain is 38-year-old billionaire Jared Isaacman, a civilian pilot who also has experience in high-performance combat aircraft. He also paid for the job. SpaceX will sell seats for about fifty million dollars. 51-year-old Sian Proctor, also a civilian pilot, is a professor with a degree in biology. She will become the first black woman to drive a spacecraft, according to the New York Times. 29-year-old Hayley Arsenault is a medical assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and her job is to raise money. Chris Sembrowski, 42, data engineer. Proctor and Sembroski got their seats thanks to competition and sweepstakes. After Arsinoe’s victory over childhood cancer, she walks with him to embody hope. The astronauts will conduct some of the health experiments that SpaceX has paid for, among others. They also set up activities for the care of St. Jude’s Hospital.

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