Will Inspiration 4 Change the Future? - The Cosmic Companion 18 September 2021
How could the flight of Inspiration 4 alter the future of the human race?
Inspiration 4 — the first journey to space without a professional astronaut — could change how we perceive space travel and forever alter our future
The inspiration 4 crew, the first all-civilian space crew in history. Clockwise from top: Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, Chris Sembroski, and Dr. Sian Proctor. Image credit: Inspiration4 / John Kraus
At the dawn of the Space Age, Americans and Russians who traveled beyond the confines of Earth tended to be test pilots and military personnel. Soon, professional astronauts made their careers training for short-duration spaceflights. Only in the last few decades have space travelers spent long periods of time beyond the confines of Earth.
Now, private spaceflight has opened the final frontier up to people with little to no flight experience. This marks a new age in humanity’s quest to move beyond the planetary nursery in which we evolved.
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