Elon Musk’s SpaceX is sending a crew made of noobs, with no professional astronaut tags. The four passengers who will board this manned mission are expected to symbolize that space is for everyone.

Inspiration4 mission reiterates NASA’s Twitter bio that says, “There’s space for everybody.” Space X revealed that the team has completed a full rehearsal of launch day activities ahead of the launch.

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Billionaire Jared Isaacman is to be credited for it. It was he who decided to charter the Inspiration4 mission at his own expense, inviting three unknown people to join him through a selection process.

Jared Isaac man, CEO of Shift4 Payments, founded a retail payment processing company named United Bank Card, which was later renamed Harbortouch, a point-of-sale payment company based in Pennsylvania.

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In 2012, Jared co-founded Draken International, a Florida-based company that trains pilots for the United States Armed Forces. The company operates one of the world’s largest fleets of privately-owned fighter jets.

Jared will be joined by Sian Proctor, 51, geoscience professor at South Mountain Community College in Phoenix, Arizona, and Hayley Arceneaux, 29, who is a physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She is the Hope Seat and Medical Officer on the Inspiration4 flight.

The fourth crew member of this mission will be Chris Sembroski, 41, a data engineer and former U.S. Space Camp counsellor along with a former volunteer for ProSpace.

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