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SpaceX Makes History, Sends Crew of Private Citizens to Space

SpaceX achieved Wednesday a significant milestone in the history of spaceflight, sending a crew of citizen astronauts into orbit. Aboard SpaceX’s Crew Dragan capsule, the Inspiration4 astronauts were propelled by a Falcon 9 rocket into the sky at 8:03 p.m. above Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The flight marked the highest altitude a private citizen has …
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Watch: SpaceX to Launch First Flight Crewed by Private Citizens

SpaceX is set for a historic launch Wednesday night for the first all-private orbital flight aboard the company’s Crew Dragon. The mission is a collaboration between SpaceX and billionaire software entrepreneur Jared Isaacman, who purchased the seats on Crew Dragon to raise awareness and funding for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The fee for the …