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SpaceX capsule returns four civilians from orbit, capping off first tourism mission

On Saturday evening, four individuals (four civilians from orbit) returned to Earth onboard a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule after a three-day interplanetary adventure, marking the end of the first-ever mission to Earth’s orbit flown exclusively by tourists or other non-astronauts. Over the company’s webcast, billionaire and “Inspiration4” mission commander Jared Isaacman could be heard stating, …