SpaceX launched the first all-civilian crew into orbit on Wednesday evening. The liftoff at 8:02 p.m. from Kennedy Space Center in Florida is a major step towards the future of commercial space travel.
“Few have come before, and many are about to follow,” said billionaire Jared Isaacman from inside the spacecraft.
The 38-year-old founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments (FOUR) funded the mission called Inspiration4. The voyage benefits St Jude’s Hospital.
None of the four crew members on board…