- May 19, 2017
Inspiration4, the world’s first all-civilian mission to space, announced Tuesday the final two members of the four-person crew that launch aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule later this year.
Christopher Sembroski of Everett, WA and Dr. Sian Proctor of Tempe, AZ will join previously announced crew member Hayley Arceneaux under the command of Jared Isaacman.
Proctor, a 51-year-old entrepreneur, educator, trained pilot and active voice in the space exploration, was awarded a seat through an online business competition that attracted approximately 200 entries.
“This opportunity is proof that hard work and perseverance can pay off in unimaginable ways,” Proctor said in a release. “I have always believed that I was preparing for something special, and that moment has arrived with...