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SpaceX capsule with world’s first all-civilian orbital crew returns safely

Inspiration4 return

Reuters The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashed down in the Atlantic off Florida’s coast on Saturday, completing a three-day flight of the first all-civilian crew ever sent into Earth orbit. The successful launch and return of the mission, the latest in a recent string of rocket-powered expeditions […]

Seats filled for first all-civilian spaceflight crew

SpaceX citizen astronauts

Reuters A college science professor and an aerospace data analyst were named on Tuesday to round out a four-member crew for a SpaceX launch into orbit planned later this year billed as the first all-civilian spaceflight in history. The two latest citizen astronauts were introduced at a news briefing live-streamed from the Kennedy Space Center […]