Watch SpaceX's first civilian crew launch to space on Wednesday
- SpaceX is about to launch its first private human spaceflight, the Inspiration4 mission.
- There will be no professional astronauts on board. Instead, four civilians are set to orbit Earth in a spaceship.
- Watch SpaceX's livestream below starting Wednesday afternoon.
For the first time ever, a spaceship carrying only inexperienced civilians is about to launch into Earth's orbit.
After just over five months of training, four regular people are set to climb aboard SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule and blast into space atop a Falcon 9 rocket on Wednesday. Liftoff is scheduled for sometime after 8 p.m. ET, weather permitting.
None of these crew members are professional astronauts — they'll launch from NASA's facilities, but the agency has little to do with it otherwise. Instead, this is SpaceX's show, …
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