International Space Station, NASA, Super Bowl, SpaceX, Astronaut x Announce Inspiration4 First Commercial Crew Mission
4 will be launched on a falcon 9 rocket and the crew dragon resilience spacecraft as early as the fourth quarter of the flight will be led by jared isaacman, a tech entrepreneur and world record setting pilot. The mission is dedicated to fundraising for saint jude’s children’s research hospital. The three remaining seats will be filled with members of the public who exemplify the pillars of hope, generosity and prosperity. Isaac min the commander of the flight will represent a fourth pillar leadership mission pillar. He is donating the costs for the seats and has committed 100 million dollars to saint jude in connection to the space flight. The crew and mission will carry the goal of raising upwards of 200 million dollars to expand saint jude’s childhood cancer. Research joining isaac. Man will be a frontline worker from saint jude representing the pillar of hope, and an entrepreneur who utilizes shift4shop an e commerce platform offered by isikman’s company shift four payments. The entrepreneur will represent the prosperity pillar. Members of the public can enter for a chance to be the fourth crew member on the flight by donating to saint jude in representing the pillar of generosity. The frontline worker from saint jude has already been selected and, as a woman, the remainder of the crew for inspiration 4 will be selected at the end of february and announced in early march. The tax obligations from being awarded the seats aboard dragon will be covered by isaac, men and ship four payments.
Isaac men will also offer other prizes, including flights in a military jet and flight gear. Isaac min is the co founder of draken international, the world’s largest private air force, which trains pilots for the united states military as a pilot himself isaac man broke the world record for circumnavigating the world in 61 hours, 51 minutes and 15 seconds in 2009 and has Performed in air shows as part of the black diamond jet team, like the inspiration, 4 mission, isikman, circumnavigation and air shows have all been dedicated to charities, including the make a wish foundation. Inspiration for is the realization of a lifelong dream and a step towards a future. In which anyone can venture out and explore the stars said isaacmen. I appreciate the tremendous responsibility that comes with commanding this mission and i want to use this historic moment to inspire humanity while helping to tackle childhood cancer here on earth. Today’S announcement is the first step of a very exciting journey in the lead up to launch we’ll, share new ways to support and follow our mission, preparation and execution with a focus on inspiring and helping others prior to the flight. The crew will complete commercial astronaut training conducted by spacex, including emergency preparedness, training, spacesuit exercises and both partial and full mission. Simulations training will focus on orbital, mechanics operating in microgravity and other stress testing. The training curriculum is drawn largely from the program used for nasa astronauts. The mission will lift off from lc’a at nasa’s kennedy space center in florida.
As early as october 2021, spacex’s falcon 9 rocket will deploy the crew dragon spacecraft into low earth orbit. The spacecraft slated to fly inspiration for his resilience, the crew dragon spacecraft currently docked to the international space station in support of nasa’s crew 1 mission. Also on board. The spacecraft will be a set of microgravity experiments with details to be announced at a later date. Resilience will orbit earth for two to four days before returning and splashing down off the coast of florida in the same splashdown zones used for nasa commercial crew missions, isaacman sees saint jude’s. Mission of fighting cancer is an important parallel to spacex’s mission of flying everyday people to earth orbit the moon and mars. Additionally, revenue from initial private space flight missions will provide development funds for spacex’s starship program, which will enable lower cost missions to new destinations beyond low earth orbit. Spacex also has private crew dragon missions booked for axiom space and space adventures.