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Inspiration4, also seen as Inspirati④n, was a human spaceflight mission in 2021.

It was operated by SpaceX, and it used aDragon 2 spacecraft. The mission launched on September 15, 2021 from the Kennedy Space Center's Launch Complex 39A.[1]

The mission wanted to become the first in orbital spaceflight for private citizens aboard. It was also to raise awareness for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Four crew members; Hayley Arceneaux, Christopher Sembroski, Sian Proctor, and Shift4 Payments CEO Jared Isaacman will spend three days in orbit.

The flight is planned to orbit at an altitude of 575 km (357 mi).

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  1. Kan, Michael (16 September 2021). "Inspiration 4 Successfully Blasts Off for the First All-Civilian Orbital Space Flight". pcmag.com. PC Mag. Retrieved 16 September 2021. {{cite web}}: |archive-date= requires |archive-url= (help)