Space Camp receives $10M donation for new Inspiration4 Training Center

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Inspiration4 Commander and Shift4 Founder and CEO Jared Isaacman announced a $10 million donation to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center to build a new Space Camp facility. The multimillion-dollar gift will help build a 40,000-square foot, hanger-style building. Inspiration4 Training Center planned concept Neighbor remembers Alabama church shooting victim as … Read more

First all-civilian space crew on Inspiration4 shares stunning images of Earth taken from space

Jeff Bezos in front of Blue Origin’s space capsule Dubbed the ‘NewSpace’ set, Jeff Bezos, Sir Richard Branson and Elon Musk all say they were inspired by the first moon landing in 1969, when the US beat the Soviet Union in the space race, and there is no doubt how much it would mean to … Read more

SpaceX space tourists back on earth | Current world | DW

The “Crew Dragon” space capsule landed on Saturday evening shortly after 7:00 pm (local time, 1:00 am CEST) in the Atlantic off the coast of Florida, as was shown in a live video transmission. The four US citizens spent three days in space without a professional astronaut. A SpaceX ship made its way to the … Read more

Who Is SpaceX Inspiration4 Billionaire Backer Jared Isaacman? – MotorBiscuit

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has had a hand in creating cars, futuristic trains, robots, and even private spacecraft. Unlike many of Tesla’s offshoots, SpaceX has multiple accomplishments to its name. It has sent spaceships and satellites into orbit, one even delivering supplies to the International Space Station. It was recently applauded for the launch of … Read more

Why SpaceX’s Inspiration4 mission matters to everyone

Hayley Arceneaux, a physician’s assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and medical specialist on the Inspiration4 mission, in the Crew Dragon cupola. Inspiration4x/Twitter Imagine getting a call saying that if you want, you can join the rare group of less than a thousand humans who’ve not only visited space but orbited this planet. Oh, … Read more

SpaceX Inspiration4 Jared Isaacman Shares Amazing Photo of Earth from Space Through His iPhone

Jared Isaacman of SpaceX Inspiration4 released a shot and some videos taken more than 300 miles above Earth. These fantastic photographs he captured using his iPhone on Twitter. While the team had more spectacular, specialized camera technology on hand, Isaacman spent time in orbit as part of the SpaceX mission. It was left to an … Read more

Inspiration4 sent four people with minimal training to orbit and brought space tourism closer to reality

The Crew Dragon spacecraft Resilience moments before splashing down in the Atlantic Ocean to complete the Inspiration4 mission. (credit: SpaceX) by Wendy Whitman CobbMonday, October 4, 2021 Just after 8:00 pm EDT September 15, the latest batch of space tourists lifted off aboard a SpaceX rocket. Organized and funded by entrepreneur Jared Isaacman, the Inspiration4 … Read more

SpaceX Gives Astronaut Wings to Its Inspiration4 Crew; Can You Guess What FAA Said?

Four crew individuals of its Inspiration4 mission obtained their astronaut wings from SpaceX. But it can also no longer be sufficient to earn them their authentic commercial astronaut wings from the federal government. Federal Aviation Administration said astronaut wings do not have any significance beyond their symbolic value. However, they are shortly turning into the … Read more

SpaceX’s private Inspiration4 crew gets their astronaut wings

The four private space travelers who soared into orbit on SpaceX’s historic Inspiration4  mission last month officially have their astronaut wings. The civilian crew, which rode a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft into orbit on Sept. 15 and returned to Earth three days later, received their astronaut wings from the company on Friday (Oct. 1) in a … Read more

‘Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space,’ a docuseries on SpaceX’s 1st all-civilian spaceflight, launches on Netflix

The private Inspiration4 astronauts set to fly on SpaceX’s first all-civilian spaceflight this month are launching into the limelight today (Sept. 6) with a new Netflix documentary series. In the new Netflix docuseries “Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space,” you can follow along with the four-person crew of the upcoming mission Inspiration4 as they prepare to … Read more