SpaceX, an American space development company, will launch a spacecraft with four civilians from Florida, southern United States, in orbit around the earth on the 16th of Japan time.

This is the first time in the history of space development that a spacecraft, which is only used by civilians, will fly in orbit around the earth.

The space flight was planned by Jared Isaacman, the founder of an American IT company, to raise funds for a hospital specializing in children, and is named "Inspiration 4".



On the 15th before the launch, the spacecraft "Dragon" of the American space development company "SpaceX" and the rocket "Falcon 9" used for the launch were unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. ..



In addition to Mr. Isaacman, four people will be on board the spacecraft, including a woman who has recovered from childhood cancer and a black woman who is a geologist selected by open recruitment.



The four plan to fly in orbit about 590 kilometers from Earth for three days before re-entering the atmosphere and landing on the waters off Florida.



In July, two private companies flew in space one after another in the United States, and both flights spent only a few minutes in outer space.



It is the first time in the history of space development that a spacecraft, which does not belong to the military or NASA = NASA = American Aeronautics and Space Administration, is launched by a private company into an orbit around the earth.



The spacecraft is scheduled to be launched after 9 am on the 16th of Japan time.

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