SpaceX successfully launches four amateur astronauts into orbit
Updated: 2021-09-16 09:38:59 KST
The SpaceX rocket carrying the Inspiration4 crew of four amateur astronauts has successfully blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
After six months of intense training with SpaceX ,the quartet of billionaire Jared Isaacman and three "ordinary citizens" will spend the next three days circling the Earth. This private mission is another milestone in the space tourism market.
The capsule will reach an altitude of 575 kilometers, about 160 kilometers above the International Space Station.