Inspiration4
Launch Date
September 16, 2021
Craft
Crew Dragon
Status
Past
Crew
4
Inspiration4
Launch Date
September 16, 2021
Craft
Crew Dragon
Status
Past
Crew
4
Overview
Inspiration4 is the world’s first all-civilian mission to orbit. The mission will be commanded by Jared Isaacman, the 38-year-old founder and Chief Executive Officer of Shift4 Payments and an accomplished pilot and adventurer. Named in recognition of the four-person crew that will raise awareness and funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, this milestone represents a new era for human spaceflight and exploration.
Nations
United States of America
Agencies
SpaceX
Crafts
Crew Dragon
Crew Dragon is the first privately built and operated orbital spacecraft that can fly humans. A reusable SpaceX capsule, it ferries crewmembers to and from the International Space Station. It will also take paying customers to the Station and low Earth orbit. It carries a normal crew of four, but that number can vary from mission to mission.