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SpaceX to launch billionaire Jared Isaacman into space with a mission of 3 private astronauts on the Crew Dragon

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Jared Isaacman at SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.
SpaceX/Business Wire via AP Photo
Billionaire Jared Isaacman has bought seats on a SpaceX Crew Dragon spaceship to launch himself, a healthcare worker and two others - to be selected via sweepstakes - into orbit in late 2021.
The mission, called Inspiration4, will be the first ever to fly a crew of people who aren't professional astronauts into space.
"The risk is not zero," SpaceX founder Elon Musk said, but this is a big step toward making spaceflight affordable and accessible.
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