the mission Inspiration 4, which will be the first to send only civilians into space for several days in September aboard a rocket SpaceX, can be followed up in “near real time” in a documentary series dated NetflixThe broadcast platform announced on Thursday.
Two episodes will be shown on September 6 introducing the four crew members, two more episodes on September 13 about the long months of training and final preparations before the flight, and a final episode at the end of September, “A Few Days Later.” Mission ends.
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This final episode will include footage of the ship’s interior during the voyage, as well as its return to Earth, promising an “unprecedented arrival” in “near real time.”
The series is called “Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space” (Countdown: The Inspiration of a Space Mission 4) It will be directed by Jason Heherer, director of the Emmy Award-winning documentary The Last Dance, about the Chicago Bulls by Michael Jordan.
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The launch, scheduled for September 15, will also be streamed live on Netflix’s YouTube channel. the Dragon capsule From SpaceX by a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, in the southeastern United States.
The spacecraft is already carrying astronauts to NASA’s International Space Station (ISS), but the mission scheduled for September will not involve any professional astronauts. The project is funded by an American billionaire Jared Askman.
The 38-year-old owner of the finance company is an avid pilot and space explorer. Isaacman offered three seats on the plane for Hailey Arsenault, 29, a childhood cancer survivor. Chris Sembrowski, 41, a former US Air Force officer, and Sian Proctor, a 51-year-old teacher.
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They will spend three days orbiting the Earth, far from the altitude of the International Space Station. Other tourists were already in space, including the International Space Station between 2001 and 2009, aboard Russian rockets. But they were accompanied by professional astronauts.
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