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SpaceX Inspiration4: Problem in the toilet sets off alarm on all tourist spaceflight

An alarm went off in SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft, a 13-foot-wide carbon-fiber capsule as it was free flying through Earth’s orbit, shielded from the unforgiving vacuum of space. Jared Isaacman and his three fellow crewmates were warned of a “significant” issue. They’d spent months poring over SpaceX manuals and training to respond to in-space emergencies, […]

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SpaceX Inspiration4: Amateur astronauts blast off on their private mission to orbit

Four amateur astronauts blasted off from Florida on their private mission to orbit. The Inspiration4 crew, comprising one billionaire and three “ordinary citizens”, rode out of the Kennedy Space Center in a Dragon capsule provided by the SpaceX rocket company. The quartet will spend the next three days circling the Earth. Following this latest mission, […]