Four space travelers orbiting the Earth in a SpaceX case at 17,500 miles each hour (28,162 kph) conversed with celebrity Tom Cruise on Friday and gave a live update about existence on board the rocket.
The first space tourism mission by Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched from Florida on Wednesday for a three-day voyage that is to end with a splashdown in the Atlantic Ocean at 4:06 pm Pacific time (2306 GMT) on Saturday.
“Rook, Nova, Hanks, and Leo spoke to @TomCruise sharing their experience from space,” said the Twitter account of Inspiration4, the official name of the first ever space mission to take place without an actual astronaut.
“Maverick, you can be our wingman anytime,” the tweet added, accompanied by a video clip of Cruise playing the elite fighter pilot whose call sign was Maverick in the movie “Top Gun.”
Notwithstanding, no subtleties have yet been delivered about the project, which would be done in collaboration with SpaceX.
The four team individuals shared their experiences in space during a 10-minute live webcast with mission control on Friday.
Arceneaux, a 29-year-old physician assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, shown her amazing twists in zero gravity.
“It’s a lot of fun and allows us to lift very heavy things without any issue,” said Arceneaux.
And “we have been spending so much time in this cupola,” she observed.
The group individuals likewise opened up the incubate in the nose of the container to flaunt the view from the dome, a reasonable glass dome that takes into consideration a 360 degree see outside.
“We know how fortunate we are to be up here,” said billionaire Jared Isaacman, the mission commander.