SpaceX to launch world’s first civilian mission from Florida

SpaceX again will further the privatization of U.S. spaceflight, and you have a chance to be part of it.

Elon Musk‘s aerospace company on Feb. 1 announced plans for the first all-civilian space mission, which is slated to lift off from Cape Canaveral before the end of the year. The four-person mission, named Inspiration4, will send commercial astronauts into orbit in a SpaceX Dragon capsule. One seat will be raffled to a lucky St. Jude donor. Read more here.