“The crew of #Inspiration4 had an incredible first day in space!”
the crew Even betting on sports matches. But apart from a teaser video , we haven’t seen much from the inside that the cramped confines of its temporary orbital house., who departed Earth on Wednesday, spent the entire day in space, sleeping, eating and strangely enough,
Thankfully, images from the crew’s first day in orbit have come to give us a glimpse of life in Dragon.
Images posted on the Inspiration 4 Twitter account on Thursday evening show crew members making full use of the cupola, mission specialist Chris Sambrowski focusing his camera from within the cupola and medical officer Hayley Arsinaux toward Earth. They are seen floating upwards.
Can’t believe how these pictures are free from happy tears, to be honest. I feel like I’m dodging my eyes and floating around in cupolas.
The mission, to facilitate a crew composed entirely of private citizens, was handled by billionaire businessman Jared Isaacman, also including Sean Proctor, a geology professor and the fourth African American woman in space, to serve as mission pilot. does.
Crew Dragon orbits Earth at an altitude of about 364 miles (585 kilometers), the farthest humans have traveled since the Space Shuttle’s STS-103 flight in 1999. The team will be exposed to high levels of radiation. Astronauts stationed at the International Space Station or Tiangong Space Station in China and their health are being continuously monitored so that scientists and researchers can learn more about the effects of spaceflight on “ordinary” humans (rather than those extraterrestrial astronauts) .
You can expect to see a lot more from “ordinary citizens” in the future as well. In January 2022, SpaceX plans to send four people to the International Space Station in collaboration with Axiom Space, and Tom Cruise is scheduled to fly to the station for a film project sometime next year.