One of the first companies to come to mind when it comes to space SpaceX preparing for a new civilian space mission. The most important feature of the mission called Inspiration4 is that the team consists entirely of civilians. The mission is a planned SpaceX Crew Dragon flight to low Earth orbit.
SpaceX today, St. Is a medical assistant at Jude Children’s Research Hospital Hayley Arceneauxannounced that he will participate in the first civilian space trip.
The second crew member will represent hope
Cancer defeated Hayley Arceneaux, first person in space with a prosthetic body part it will be. According to the mission’s press release, crew members are selected based on “mission characteristics of leadership, hope, generosity and prosperity.” SpaceX says Arceneaux will represent hope.
At the age of 10, he was diagnosed with bone cancer, as part of his treatment, some of the bones in his left leg were replaced with titanium. Currently working with children who are being treated for lymphoma and leukemia, St. He received treatment at Jude. On the upcoming mission Arceneaux will achieve a first. The mission is scheduled for late 2021 and if everything goes as planned, 29-year-old Arceneaux could also be the youngest American to go to space.
Selection process for crew members, St. For Jude, people would like to take St. They will be selected through fundraising in a raffle where they can donate to Jude. The fourth crew member will be the winner of a competition sponsored by billionaire Jared Isaacman, who funded and led the mission.