SpaceX Announces An All-Civilian Mission To Space
SpcaeX just announced their plans for the world’s first all-civilian mission to space and there’s a way for you to be a part of it! The Inspiration4 is scheduled to take off around the end of 2021 with no professionally trained astronauts onboard. Four civilian crew will be orbiting Earth for a couple of days before landing off the coast of Florida.
Plans for the world’s first all-civilian mission to space were announced today from @SpaceX’s headquarters. Follow us for the latest news on the mission, crew training and preparation. #Inspiration4 https://t.co/tXa77lnywD — Inspiration4 (@inspiration4x) February 1, 2021
One of the 4 seats has already been claimed by Jared Isaacman, CEO of Shift4 Payments. However, there will be 3 more seats left to be claimed by the general public. Applicants of the competition can donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to stand a chance to win a seat on the flight! For instance, by donating $10, you’ll get 100 entries and by donating $50 you’ll get 500 entries and a patch. Higher donations will include more prizes like a hat, posters, coins, t-shirts, and a Falcon 9 model.
You don’t have to donate to be in the running for the remaining seats, just fill out this form to be entered. The donations and submission form will be open throughout February.