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Live stream of Inspiration4 launch. First time a black woman will be piloting a space craft, and the first time a cancer survivor (who also has a prosthetic leg bone, another first) will be in space.

Inspiration4 is aiming for an orbital altitude of 575 km above Earth, higher than the ISS or Hubble Space Telescope. At that height, the Crew Dragon will circle the globe once every 90 minutes at a speed of some 27,360 km/h, or roughly 22 times the speed of sound.

youtube.com/watch?v=3pv01sSq44

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