LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – An all-civilian amateur crew of astronauts on SpaceX’s Inspiration4 completed their historic three-day mission on Saturday and returned with an automated dive to Earth, plunging into the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Canaveral.
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The crew, Mission Commander Jared Isaacman, Hayley Arceneaux, Chris Sembroski and Sian Proctor, were the first to circle the earth without the presence of a professional astronaut.
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Isaacman, the billionaire who paid for the trip and brought three guests, wanted to show that ordinary people could get into orbit on their own.