In 2009, Dr. Proctor tried to get into NASA’s astronaut program but was rejected by the last round.
She stated, “I’m thrilled to be part the Historic Inspiration4 Crew and represent Prosperity.
It has been an ambition of mine to go to space, but being able inspire others through poetry and art makes it more meaningful.”
Not only is the launch of Inspiration4 a once in a life time opportunity for four astronauts, but it also represents a significant milestone for space tourism.
Wendy Whitman Cobb, from the US Air Force School of Advanced Air and Space Studies says that companies such as SpaceX make it more likely that the general public can fly to space.
Publiated at Wed 15 Sep 2021, 13:23:37 +0000