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WATCH: SpaceX’s Inspiration4 to circle Earth in first private launch

The launch was scheduled for 8 p.m.

SpaceX aims to blast four civilians into orbit: a healthcare worker who survived childhood cancer, a billionaire and two of his contest winners.
SpaceX aims to blast four civilians into orbit: a healthcare worker who survived childhood cancer, a billionaire and two of his contest winners.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.SpaceX blasted four civilians into orbit: a healthcare worker who survived childhood cancer, a billionaire and two of his contest winners.

The Wednesday night launch was SpaceX’s first private flight led by a 38-year-old entrepreneur who is funding the three-day trip to circle the Earth.

The group will launch 100 miles higher than the International Space Station, aiming for an altitude of 357 miles.

The launch was scheduled for 8 p.m.


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