This is the all-civilian crew that will go into space with SpaceX

He is a fintech entrepreneur, a doctor, a US Air Force veteran, and a businesswoman and pilot.
This is the all-civilian crew that will go into space with SpaceX
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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

The private space exploration company SpaceX , owned by Elon Musk , announced who will be the members of its first mission with an all-civilian crew.

These individuals will be part of the three-day Inspiration 4 mission and will travel aboard the Dragon spacecraft. The launch is scheduled for no earlier than September 15, 2021.

The 4 new astronauts

The company released their names and nicknames with which they will work in their training and during flight control.

Jared Isaacman (“Leadership”)

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Founder and CEO of the payment fintech Shift4 Payments. It will be the captain of the flight.

Hayley Arceneaux ("Hope")

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Medical Assistant at St. Jude Children's Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. It will be the doctor on board.

Christopher Sembroski ("Generosity")

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Veteran of the United States Air Force currently working for the Lockheed Martin aerospace company. He was chosen through a lottery that was organized to raise money for St. Jude Children's Hospital. Sembroski will be in charge of cargo and communications with mission control on Earth.

Sian Proctor ("Prosperity")

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This businesswoman and educator is also a trained pilot. He won his place in an online contest. It will be the navigator of the ship.

The four members of the Inspiration 4 mission will be trained as astronauts by SpaceX, where they will experience flight simulations and emergencies typical of an orbital flight.

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