Rocket Party: St. Jude/Inspiration4 [Splashdown]


The world's first all-civilian crew will conclude their three days in Earth orbit raising money for St. Jude Children's Hospital.

  • Vehicle: SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft (launched from a Falcon 9)
  • Payload: Crew Dragon capsule containing:
    • Jared Isaacman, CEO of Shift4 Payments and benefactor of the mission
    • Hayley Arceneaux, childhood cancer survivor, nurse at St. Jude, and youngest person ever to enter orbit
    • Chris Sembroski, Air Force veteran, engineer, donor and winner of a lottery for this mission
    • Dr. Sian Proctor, poet, artist, science communicator, entrepreneur, geoscientist
  • Trajectory: 585 km (364 mi), Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
  • Splashdown site: Atlantic Ocean
  • Splashdown time: 7:06 EST, Saturday, September 18, 2021 [depending on weather]