SpaceX, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk-run, is all set to launch to orbit its first all-civilian mission 'Inspiration4 on 15 September 2021. Early this year in February, SpaceX announced the charity-driven mission named Inspiration4, which will be commanded by tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacman and will have three others.

What

  1. They will orbit the planet aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule every 90 minutes along a customised flight path.
  2. Upon conclusion of the three-day journey, Dragon will re-enter Earth's atmosphere for a soft water landing off the coast of Florida.
  3. Inspiration4 will blast off from NASA's Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on 15 September 2021.
  4. Since the Dragon will not visit the International Space Station, unlike previous Crew Dragon missions, its docking port was removed and replaced with a dome window.
  5. The window, inspired by the Cupola on the International Space Station, will provide the crew with incredible views of Earth, according to the Inspiration4 team.
  6. The Inspiration4 mission marks SpaceX's latest private astronaut mission.