SpaceX launches amateurs into space

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Elon Musk's SpaceX Launches Four Amateurs Into Space

SpaceX launches four amateurs including, sponsor Jared Isaacman, a health care worker, and two contest winners in space to orbit around in an automated Dragon capsule on Sept 16. It is first for Elon Musk but third for the US, after Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos. The attendees went through 6-month rigorous training. SpaceX's next flight in 2022 will see NASA's retired astronaut escorting three wealthy businessmen into space.

Thu, 16 Sep 2021 - 01:33 PM / by Muskan Arora

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