langue fr SpaceX - 16/09/2021

Inspiration4 | Launch

On Wednesday, September 15 at 8:02 p.m. EDT, 00:02 UTC on September 16, SpaceXs Falcon 9 successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission the worlds first all-civilian human spaceflight to orbit from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASAs Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Approximately three days after liftoff, Dragon and the crew of Inspiration4 will splash down at one of several possible landing sites off the Florida coast. Follow Dragons journey in the tracker above as the Inspiration4 crew orbits Earth approximately every 90 minutes.

Inspiration4 is commanded by Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments and an accomplished pilot and adventurer. Joining him are Medical Officer Hayley Arceneaux, a physician assistant at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital® and pediatric cancer survivor; Mission Specialist Chris Sembroski, an Air Force veteran and aerospace data engineer; and Mission Pilot Dr. Sian Proctor, a geoscientist, entrepreneur, and trained pilot.