SpaceX’s first all-civilian mission scheduled to launch tonight
Inspiration4 launch prep Preparations are underway for the historic Inspiration 4 launch from Florida's Space Coast. (SpaceX/SpaceX)CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. — SpaceX’s first all-civilian mission is scheduled to liftoff from launch complex 39-A at Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday evening. The Inspiration 4 mission will be commanded by pilot and billionaire tech entrepreneur Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments. Isaacman said he’s using the Inspiration 4 mission to raise awareness and money for St. Jude Research Hospital. READ: All suited up: Inspiration4 crew completes full dry dress rehearsal ahead of historic launchThe launch window is set to open at 8:02 p.m. Wednesday.wftv.com
Inspiration4 launch: Here’s how to watch
BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. — A historic launch is set to take off from the Space Coast this week. The Inspiration4 crew is scheduled to lift off from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center Wednesday night on a three-day mission. READ: All suited up: Inspiration4 crew completes full dry dress rehearsal ahead of historic launchHere’s how to watch the launch:Television streaming apps:Our WFTV Now app is free on Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Expand Autoplay Image 1 of 13 Inspiration4 launch prep Preparations are underway for the historic Inspiration 4 launch from Florida's Space Coast. READ: Inspiration4 mission doubling as fundraiser makes final preparations to launch from KSCWFTV Mobile Weather app:Free in the app store, but you can also download it by clicking on this link.wftv.com
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