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SpaceX Inspiration4 splashes down safely in Atlantic marking historic all-civilian mission

SpaceX launches all-civilian crew into orbit

The Crew Dragon capsule Resilience entered the Atlantic Ocean near Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday. Inspiration4, SpaceX’s all-civilian mission into orbit, was launched into space at 1am BST this Thursday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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SpaceX Inspiration4 splashes down safely in Atlantic marking historic all-civilian mission (Image: SpaceX/Twitter)

The crew spent three days in space conducting experiments and experiencing Earth at a distance.

The world’s first space tourism flight, carrying an all-civilian crew, reportedly orbited the planet a total of 45 times.

The vacation in space cost $55 million (£40m) a ticket.

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