Crew Dragon: Learn all about the SpaceX spacecraft that takes off this Wednesday, 15


A SpaceX is about to make history. After taking astronauts 25 times to the International Space Station (ISS) and partnering with NASA (to the dismay of some competitors), now it’s the turn of the space company from Elon Musk use ship Crew Dragon on first civilian space mission.

Four people will be part of the flight that, in all, will last three days: billionaire Jared Isaacman; assistant physician Hayley Arceneaux; geoscientist Sian Proctor and engineer Chris Sembroski.

The mission objective, called the Inspiration4, is raising $200 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, charity hospital for children with cancer. Isaacman has already donated half the amount and the rest will be collected through the Inspiration4 website.

This Monday, the 13th, the Netflix will release the first episodes of the documentary series “Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space” about the preparation of the four crew in recent months.

Netflix plans to cover the event “almost in real time”, with the latest episodes of the series planned to come out after Crew Dragon arrives in Earth orbit.