Technology On the eve of the take-offs, the first private passengers of Spacex are serene
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the weather seems cooperative, the passengers are ready to leave: The first Spacex spatial tourists have presented a serene face Tuesday, on the eve of their take-off for an outstanding trip of three days in orbit around the Earth.
"No douility, impatient to leave!", Assured the American billionaire Jared Isaacman, questioned his state of mind at a press conference at the Kennedy Space Center of Nasa, Florida.
In the background, behind the four passengers of this mission called inspiration4, sat down the huge Falcon 9 rocket in which they must board, on the mythical launch area 39a from which the first men were moving on the moon.
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"If there is tone, it's good toulee," Hayley Arnesaux, 29-year-old medical assistant. "I just look forward to being tomorrow."
Chris Sembroski, ancient 42-year-old American air force, even compared the experience at a motorhome trip - the dragon capsule in which they will live only 8m high over 4m in diameter . "You wrap up (a sleeping bag) not to float one in the others during the night!" He joked.
All assured to get along well, even if they did not know each other before the start of their training, only about six months ago. Jared Isaacman, who has chalved the mission at his expense, has indeed chosen three anonymous to join him.
"Since the announcement, every day has been the most beautiful day of my life," said Sian Proctor, 51-year-old Earth Sciences Professor, who will be the first African-American providing the pilot position. Spatial flight.
Emine, she told having discussed with the former first lady of the United States Michelle Obama on the phone Tuesday. "We had a great conversation, those who stay in you for all your life."
Takeoff must take place from 20:02 (00:02 GMT Thursday).
For the moment, the weather looks favorable, said Benji Reed, responsible for inhabited flights at Spacex.
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