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SpaceX has launched a billionaire-funded crew of space tourists toward orbit - the first civilian mission of its kind

The Inspiration4 crew lifted off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on September 15, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus; NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has lifted off from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission is sending four people into orbit for three days aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. In space, the crew members will do scientific research, make art, and take in the views. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket screa...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Crew Dragon


SpaceX has launched a billionaire-funded crew of space tourists into orbit - the first civilian mission of its kind

The Inspiration4 crew lifted off aboard a Falcon 9 rocket on September 15, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus; NASA/Aubrey Gemignani SpaceX's first all-civilian crew has launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Inspiration4 mission is sending four people into orbit for three days aboard a Crew Dragon spaceship. In space, the crew members will do scientific research, make art, and take in the views. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket just sc...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Mars, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Crew Dragon


SpaceX is about to launch 4 space tourists into Earth's orbit. Watch it live Wednesday night.

The Inspiration4 crew poses in front of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spaceship that will launch them into space. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is about to launch its first private human spaceflight, the Inspiration4 mission. There will be no professional astronauts on board. Instead, four civilians are set to orbit Earth in a spaceship. Watch SpaceX's livestream below starting Wednesday afternoon. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the first time ever, a space...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss


SpaceX's first civilian crew will have zip ties and sedatives onboard their spaceship in case someone becomes a danger

The Inspiration4 crew enjoys weightlessness on a parabolic flight, July 11, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first civilians into orbit Wednesday, weather permitting. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed a five-month training program to prepare. Nonetheless, SpaceX is sending them up with zip ties and sedatives in case someone becomes a danger to themselves or others. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX plans to launch a spaceship full ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, International Space Station, Associated Press, Lockheed Martin, Air Force, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Kramer, St Jude Children s Research Hospital


SpaceX rocket to take world’s first all-civilian crew into orbit

Four-person Inspiration4 mission will orbit Earth for up to four days and marks latest step in space tourismThe world’s first crew of “amateur astronauts” is preparing to blast off on a mission that will carry them into orbit around Earth before bringing them back home at the weekend.The four civilians, who have spent the past few months on an astronaut training crash course, are due to launch on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida at 8.02pm local time on Wednesday ...
Tags: Space, Spacex, Florida, UK, Science, World news, US news, Earth, Falcon, Kennedy Space Center


SpaceX is about to launch 4 inexperienced civilians into Earth's orbit. Watch it live on Wednesday.

The Inspiration4 crew poses in front of the Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spaceship that will launch them into space. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is about to launch its first private human spaceflight, the Inspiration4 mission. There will be no professional astronauts on board. Instead, four civilians are set to orbit Earth in a spaceship. Watch SpaceX's livestream below starting Wednesday afternoon. See more stories on Insider's business page. For the first time ever, a space...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Space Tourism, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Rocket Launch


Photos show how SpaceX's first civilian crew trained by climbing Mount Rainier and flying jets. They launch Wednesday.

The Crew-2 members on a parabolic flight that simulates zero gravity. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Jared Isaacman, and Sian Proctor. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first spaceship full of civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed an intense five-month training program with SpaceX. They climbed Mount Rainier, did a 30-hour simulation inside the Crew Dragon spaceship, and took a zero-gravity plane ride. See more s...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Falcon 9


SpaceX is launching its first all-civilian space mission tomorrow - here's what the flight means for the future of space tourism

The four members of the Inspiration4 crew will orbit around Earth for three days. Netflix On September 15, SpaceX will launch Inspiration4, it's first all-civilian mission to space. The crew of four has spent months in rigorous training to prepare for the flight. While space tourism isn't accessible for everyone yet, this all-civilian trip marks an important milestone in space travel. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Sept. 15, 2021, the next batch of space tour...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Science, Opinion, Time, Trends, Earth, Netflix, Virgin Galactic, Tourism, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Branson, Falcon, Nordic


SpaceX is launching its first civilians on Wednesday. Photos reveal how they trained for the 3-day spaceflight.

The Crew-2 members on a parabolic flight that simulates zero gravity. Left to right: Chris Sembroski, Hayley Arceneaux, Jared Isaacman, and Sian Proctor. Inspiration4/John Kraus SpaceX is launching its first spaceship full of civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The crew of this Inspiration4 mission completed an intense four-month training program with SpaceX. They climbed Mount Rainier, did a 30-hour simulation inside the Crew Dragon spaceship, and took a zero-gravity plane ride. See more s...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, Science, News, Montana, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Richard Branson, Lockheed Martin, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Air Force, Falcon 9


China’s Concept for a Martian Helicopter Seems Awfully Familiar

China’s National Space Science Center is working on an aerial drone that bears a striking resemblance to NASA’ Ingenuity helicopter, currently on Mars. It’s got four outstretched wiry legs, two rotors stacked atop each other, and a simplified fuselage. It’s China’s take on NASA’s wildly successful aerial drone.Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Science, China, Environment, Nasa, United States, Mars, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, Falcon, Andrew Jones, Ingenuity, Mars rovers, Discovery And Exploration Of The Solar System, Technology Internet, Exploration Of Mars


A Brief History of Peggy Carter as Captain America

The arrival of What If on Disney+ has brought with it a new shieldbearer that Marvel Studios seems pretty keen on making the face of a multiverse of superheroics: Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter. No longer just an Agent of SHIELD, as we best know her, but the latest holder of the Captain mantle. As Sam Wilson’s new reign…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, America, Iron Man, Shield, Marvel Comics, Marvel Studios, Captain America, Jeffrey Wright, Chris, Falcon, Kabam, Joe Caramagna, Hayley Atwell, Barnes, Peggy Carter


There are very solid engineering reasons why Jeff Bezos' rocket looks exactly like, you know, that

A view of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Blue Origin Billionaire Jeff Bezos went to the edge of space on Tuesday in Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. The suborbital rocket has a domed, wide capsule on top for passengers - giving it a phallic profile. New Shepard's characteristic design makes it more stable and optimizes cabin space, experts said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos flew to the edge of space Tuesday in a company roc...
Tags: Space, Japan, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Rockets, Jeff Bezos, Spaceflight, Boeing, United Launch Alliance, Falcon, Blue Origin, Reuters


There are very solid engineering reasons why Jeff Bezos's rocket looks exactly like, you know, that.

A view of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. Blue Origin Billionaire Jeff Bezos went to the edge of space on Tuesday in Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket. The suborbital rocket has a domed, wide capsule on top for passengers - giving it a phallic profile. New Shepard's characteristic design makes it more stable and optimizes cabin space, experts said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos flew to the edge of space Tuesday in a company roc...
Tags: Space, Japan, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Rockets, Jeff Bezos, Spaceflight, Boeing, United Launch Alliance, Falcon, Blue Origin, Reuters


Star Wars' Vanessa Marshall on Hera's Place in the Universe, and Her Personal Connection to the Pilot

Maybe the greatest pilot in Star Wars history just got her own origin story and we were ecstatic to speak with the actress behind the character. On this past week’s episode of Disney+ and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Bad Batch, the action took place on Ryloth— homeworld of the Twi’leks—and at the center of it all? One…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Lucasfilm, George Lucas, Star Wars Rebels, Falcon, Biplane, Kevin, Step, Hera, Germain Lussier, Kanan, Chopper, David Collins, Dave Filoni, Ezra Bridger


Black Widow Was Meant to Set Up a Falcon and Winter Soldier Connection

Marvel gets a lot of credit—perhaps too much credit—for the idea that its cinematic universe is meticulously laid out years in advance, a grand plan that we and it alike are pulled along with as if by inevitability more so than the planning power of a studio worth billions of dollars. But given the last 18 months and…Read more...
Tags: Science, Winter, Fiction, Black Widow, Marvel Studios, Captain America, Falcon, Kevin Feige, Sam Wilson, JULIA LOUIS, Natasha Romanoff, Bucky Barnes, John Walker, Wyatt Russell, Shang Chi, Fictional Characters


Falcon and The Winter Soldier's Lack of Queer Representation Isn't On Anthony Mackie

Falcon and The Winter Soldier might be in the rear-view mirror for Marvel and Disney as the company turns its eyes to Loki, but the discourse around the show returned to the forefront of fandom last night in the wake of a new interview with Captain America himself, Anthony Mackie. But the furor around Mackie’s answers…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, America, Falcon, Loki, Anthony Mackie, Mackie


Marvel's Loki Is Already Putting Twists on Its Twists

In over a decade of movies and now TV shows, we’ve gotten used to Marvel media that sets up a big mystery that hangs over its runtime, only to be answered in the endgame. What’s going on in Westview? Who’s behind Loki’s attack on NYC? Where’s Captain Marvel during the Snap? Why is Falcon and the Winter Soldier like thisRead more...
Tags: Science, Marvel, Disney, Thor, Sir, Owen Wilson, Tom Hiddleston, Falcon, Loki, Jane Foster, Westview, Fictional Characters, Time Variance Authority, Entertainment Culture, Norse Mythology In Popular Culture, Ultraverse


Anthony Mackie Talks Black Panther's Legacy and Traveling to Wakanda

When the new title of Black Panther dropped (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever), everyone was lit. Since then, actors in the MCU have discussed the Black Panther experience.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Captain America, Falcon, Black Panther, Afrofuturism, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B Jordan, Lupita Nyong, Wakanda, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Bucky, MCU, Fictional Characters


Marvel's Star Wars Variant Cover Art Commemorates LGBTQ Pride Month

Lucas films will honor June’s Pride Month with variant covers to remind fans that LGBTQ characters do exist in the Star Wars universe. All covers in the Marvel/Star Wars line will feature a queer character drawn by queer artists.Read more...
Tags: Star Wars, Science, Fiction, Literature, Lucas, Falcon, Javier, Jedi, Lando Calrissian, The Empire Strikes Back, Human Interest, Babs Tarr, Sith, Stephen Byrne, Sana Starros, Star Wars Comics


Marvel's Falcon Becomes Captain America in This VFX Video Breaking Down His Transformation

Sam Wilson goes through quite the transformation over the course of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, and this new VFX video breaks down how he starts the show and how he ends it—first as the Falcon, and ultimately as Captain America.Read more...
Tags: Science, Youtube, Captain America, Falcon, Loki, Sam Wilson, Marvel Comics Characters, Eric Leven, Fictional Characters, Winter Soldier, Falcon Becomes Captain America


SpaceX says more than 500,000 people have ordered or placed a deposit for its Starlink internet service

SpaceX has launched some 1,500 Starlink satellites to date, and aims to eventually have 42,000 orbiting Earth. Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images More than 500,000 people have placed an order or a deposit for SpaceX's Starlink internet service. The service is currently in a beta stage with more than 10,000 participants. SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit on Tuesday to power the product. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX's Starlink satell...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, News, Trends, Vermont, Falcon, StarLink, Tech Insider, satellite Internet, Starlink Elon Musk, Tim Levin, Siva Bharadvaj, Federal Communications Commission Starlink


12 Fascinating Falcon and the Winter Soldier Facts Revealed in New Documentary

There might be a Dora Milaje group text. That’s just one of the many interesting tidbits dispersed through a brand new making-of documentary for Marvel’s The Falcon and The Winter Soldier. Disney+ has grouped these post-finale specials under the branding of Assembled; there was one for WandaVision, and now with Falcon…Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Truth, Kevin Hart, White, Captain America, Falcon, Black Panther, Tony Curtis, Captain America Civil War, Sidney Poitier, Daniel Brühl, Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Lemar


A huge rocket from China's space-station launch could fall back to Earth totally uncontrolled

A Long March-5B Y2 rocket carrying the core module of China's space station, Tianhe, stands at the launching area of the Wenchang Spacecraft Launch Site on April 23, 2021. Visual China Group/Getty Images A Chinese rocket stage could fall to Earth totally uncontrolled in the next few days. The rocket, a Long March 5b, just launched the first piece of a new space station China is building. Uncontrolled deorbits like this can rain heavy chunks of rocket on populated areas. See more storie...
Tags: Science, News, Washington, China, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Beijing, Chile, European Space Agency, Rockets, Seattle, Rocket Launch, Jones


Captain America Flies High, and More Patriotic Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's round up of all things good and plastic-y. This week, Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s finale has got us in an Americana mood, and what could be more patriotic than a man dressed like a light-up flag, a journalist who hangs out with mutant reptiles, and... plush, cheap alcohol? Check it…Read more...
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SpaceX Crew-2 astronauts were 'hooting and giggling' as they rocketed into orbit

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit Friday morning aboard the Crew Dragon spaceship. The astronauts gave a video tour of the ship in orbit and shared their reactions about the launch. "There may have been some hooting and giggling" during the ride, pilot Megan McArthur said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spaceflight is serious business: Getting peo...
Tags: Transportation, Space, Spacex, Florida, Science, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Astronauts, Demo, Rocket Launch, Falcon, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency


Captain America 4 Is a Go With Anthony Mackie

Sam Wilson is Captain America. And he’s getting a movie to flex his shiny new wings.Read more...
Tags: Science, Fiction, Disney, Captain America, Falcon, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Mackie, Bucky Barnes, Fictional Characters, Captain America 4, Malcolm Spellman, Dalan Musson, Winter Soldier, Anthony Mackie Sam Wilson, The Falcon And The Winter Soldier


The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Ended... What Now?

Marvel’s six-week journey called The Falcon and the Winter Soldier is over. The season one (?) finale, “One World, One People,” brought the series to its conclusion, but did so in a rather predictable, straightforward, almost disappointing way. All of the loose ends wrapped up almost exactly as you’d imagined they…Read more...
Tags: Science, Captain America, Falcon, Leah, Julia Louis Dreyfus, Steve Rogers, Sam Wilson, Anthony Mackie, Battlestar, Bucky, Raynor, Nakashima, Sebastian Stan, Bucky Barnes, Sharon Carter, John Walker


Elon Musk said watching SpaceX's Friday astronaut launch was 'extremely intense' - he couldn't sleep the night before

Elon Musk (left) arrives at NASA's Kennedy Space Center ahead of the Crew-2 launch (right) on April 23, 2021. Aubrey Gemignani/NASA via AP; Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Musk watched his company SpaceX rocket four astronauts into orbit on Friday. Musk said he usually can't sleep the night before a launch. This is SpaceX's third astronaut flight, but Musk said it's still an "extremely intense" experience. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Florida sky exploded w...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Ap, Nasa, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Spaceflight, Rocket Launch, Musk, Falcon, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency


LIFTOFF: SpaceX launches 4 astronauts aboard the Crew Dragon Endeavour, its first time reusing a spaceship on a crewed mission

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off with the Crew-2 mission on April 23, 2021. NASA TV SpaceX launched four astronauts into orbit for NASA early Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is using a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship and Falcon 9 rocket booster. Now the Crew Dragon, named Endeavour, must dock to a crowded International Space Station. See more stories on Insider's business page. A recycled SpaceX rocket launched a multinational crew of four astronauts into Earth's orbit on Frida...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Spaceships, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Demo


Watch live: SpaceX is launching 4 astronauts aboard a recycled Crew Dragon spaceship for NASA on Friday

The Crew-2 astronauts pose during a training session at the SpaceX training facility in Hawthorne, California. SpaceX SpaceX is set to launch four astronauts toward the International Space Station on Friday morning. The Crew-2 mission is SpaceX's second routine astronaut flight for NASA. Watch the historic spaceflight on NASA's livestream below. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX is rocketing four astronauts toward the International Space Station (ISS) on Frida...
Tags: Transportation, Spacex, Florida, Science, News, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Live, International Space Station, European Space Agency, Getty, Astronauts, Falcon 9, Iss, Rocket Launch



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