September 20, 2022
Inspire 4 piloted the first female astronaut of color to pilot, and also the first astronaut wearing prosthesis, all while raising $250 million to benefit charity.
A mission of charity to space was launched one year ago today and has inaugurated an exciting new phase at the hospital.
Inspiration 4 made use of the SpaceX Dragon capsule to carry four civilians to space, none of whom had any direct experience in space.
The three-day mission received international attention because of its distinctive nature. It was the first crewed private mission on Earth orbit.
Along with its diverse staff and fact that it has raised $250 million over six months for the hospital for children.
The liftoff that took place on the 15th of September, 2021 was only the beginning because billionaire leader Jared Isaacman is deep in training for a new set of missions to help the same organization: St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital located in Memphis.
Isaacman was recently at the newly named Inspiration 4 Advanced Research Center in St. Jude, "how tumors develop when investigating new therapies."