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Netflix will broadcast a "virtually real-time" SpaceX mission that will take civilians into space

Netflix will broadcast a “virtually real-time” SpaceX mission that will take civilians into space

Jared Isakman, Hayley Arsenault, Sian Proctor and Chris Sembrowski pose for a photo at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral (Image: REUTERS)

The Inspiration4 مهمة mission, which will be the first to send only civilians into space for several days in September aboard a SpaceX rocket, It can be followed up in “near real time” in a Netflix documentary seriesThe broadcast platform announced on Thursday.

On September 6 they will be released two episodes To introduce the four crew members, the others from On September 13 day Long months of training And the final preparations before the trip, and a final episode at the end of September, A few days after the job was completed.

This is the last episode It will include images of the spacecraft’s interior during flight, as well as its return to Earth, with the promise of “unprecedented arrival” in “near real time.”

The series is titled “Countdown: Inspiration4 Mission to Space”, Directed by Jason Heher, Director del Documents “The Last Dance”, Emmy Award winner, about the Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan.

missile launch, scheduled for September 15, It will be streamed live on the Netflix YouTube channel.

Official Countdown Poster: Inspiration4 Mission to Space (Image: Netflix)
Official Countdown Poster: Inspiration4 Mission to Space (Image: Netflix)

capsule Dragon SpaceX will be launched by a rocket Falcon 9 from the Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, in the American southeast.

The spacecraft is already transporting astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) of NASA, but The mission scheduled for September will not include any professional astronauts.

The project is funded by American billionaire Jared Askman. The 38-year-old owner of the finance company is an avid pilot and space explorer.

Jared Isakman, Hayley Arsenault, Sian Proctor and Chris Sembrowski (Image: Reuters)
Jared Isakman, Hayley Arsenault, Sian Proctor and Chris Sembrowski (Image: Reuters)

Isaacman offered three places on the plane Hayley Arsenox, 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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will pass Three days orbiting the Earth, after the rise 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.

(With information from AFP)

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