SpaceX made history Wednesday evening, blasting an all-civilian crew into orbit for the first time. Dragon and the Inspiration4 astronauts are now officially in space! Dragon will conduct two phasing burns to reach its cruising orbit of 575km where the crew will spend the next three days orbiting planet Earth
- The three-day 'Inspiration4' mission was chartered by billionaire Jared Isaacman, and will raise more than $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
- Isaacman is joined by engineer Chris Sembroski, artist Sian Proctor, and cancer survivor Hayley Arceneaux, who at 29 years old will be the youngest person ever to travel to space.
- The crew blasted off from Kennedy Space Center at 8:02pm EST and climbed 360 miles into orbit - that's 100 miles farther than the International Space Station.
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