The Inspiration 4 team successfully completed its mission last week. However, remarkable shares continue to come from the SpaceX front.
SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transportation company, completed the Inspiration 4 mission last week. A crew of four took part in the space flight, and they returned to Earth after a three-day space tour. The team was comprised of paramedic Hayley Arceneaux, air force veteran Chris Sembroski, entrepreneur and pilot Sian Proctor, and billionaire Jared Isaacman, founder of Shift4 Payments.
SpaceX has sent several Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station. However, this vehicle is the first vehicle surrounded by a glass dome. Well, if you ask what works, the answer is simple: to watch the scenery. During launch and landing, the dome is protected by the spacecraft’s nose cone.
Earth view from SpaceX team
SpaceX’s first fully civilian flight made a sensation around the world. Images of the mission continue to come. Dr. A video that Sian Proctor shared on Twitter received thousands of likes. The image featured a unique view of the world.
The moment when me and my amazing crew, @rookisaacman, @ArceneauxHayley, @ChrisSembroski opened up the @SpaceX cupola for the first time, a true highlight of the @inspiration4x mission. Make sure you tune into Countdown on @netflix to see more epic moments from space! @TIME pic.twitter.com/AKmturr9Du
— Dr. Sian “Leo” Proctor (@DrSianProctor) September 21, 2021
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk also retweeted this Twitter post to reach 60 million followers. The striking image also features Chris Sembroski’s reaction to the magnificent view. Sembroski’s heartfelt reaction as he gazed at Earth during his first and only space travel seems quite natural.
Another video captured by a camera near the dome shows a beautiful sunset in orbit.
View of an orbital sunset from Dragon's cupola pic.twitter.com/Fl1fLrXD9o
— SpaceX (@SpaceX) September 18, 2021
Meanwhile, Isaacman, founder of Shift4 Payments from the team, secured the flight in an exclusive deal with SpaceX. The main purpose of the mission is St. He said he was raising money for the Jude Children’s Research Hospital. However, he also stated that he conducted various science experiments in microgravity conditions during his three days in space.