New Delhi: Now another big mission has been added to the recent line of billionaires who want to travel to space. SpaceX’s Crew Dragon capsule, carrying four civilians, took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, US, at 5.33 am Indian time on Thursday.
The spacecraft was launched from Earth orbit for the first time in the world with only ordinary citizens. The expedition is led by amateur astronaut billionaire Jared Isaacman, who rented Crew Dragon capsules directly from the rocket company. Although Isaacman did not specify how much he paid for it, he said the total cost was less than $200 million.
They are accompanied by Hayley Arsinaux, a 29-year-old medical assistant from Memphis, Sine Proctor, a 51-year-old community college professor in Phoenix, and Christopher Sambrowski, a data engineer based in Washington. , third. SpaceX boss Elon Musk said that as long as the vehicle is safe, Jared can do whatever he wants. He announced the mission in February. Isaacman has decided to fly for three days and go 360 miles above the ground.