Space: Inspiration4

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Space: Inspiration4 Gender: N/A
born on 15 September 2021 at 20:02 (= 8:02 PM )
Place Merritt Island, Florida, 28n21, 80w42
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 23°21' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°10 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 07°03'

Space: Inspiration4 (Launch)


American human spaceflight mission noted as the first orbital spaceflight with only private citizens aboard. Operated by SpaceX on behalf of Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman, the mission launched on 16 September 2021 at 00:02:56 UTC from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A, atop a Falcon 9 launch vehicle, placing the Dragon capsule into low Earth orbit and ended on 18 September 2021 at 23:06:49 UTC.

The mission was part of a charitable effort on behalf of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. The four crew members (Hayley Arceneaux, Christopher Sembroski, Sian Proctor, and Jared Isaacman) remained aboard Crew Dragon Resilience, which was outfitted with a cupola unique to this flight in place of a docking hatch.

The mission overlaps with the 55th anniversary of Gemini 11 in September 1966 which had an apogee of approximately 1,368 km (850 mi), the highest Earth orbit ever reached on a crewed flight. The Inspiration4 flight is at an orbital altitude of approximately 585 km (364 mi), the highest achieved since 1999 and 5th highest Earth orbital human spaceflight overall. It concluded with the first crewed splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean since Apollo 9.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Musk, Elon (born 28 June 1971). Notes: Founder of SpaceX
  • associate relationship with Proctor, Sian (born 28 March 1970). Notes: Pilot

Source Notes

From Kennedy Space Center website, "Rocket Launch: NET September 15, 2021 8:02 PM EDT | SpaceX Falcon 9 Inspiration4 Sep 15, 2021 5-Hour Launch Window Opening at 8:02 PM Launch Pad 39A SpaceX Falcon 9 Inspiration4" [1].


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