20. The Super Bowl is a strange place for a story about space to start, but that’s where a lot of people first heard of Inspiration4 via a commercial released a few days after the mission’s formal announcement.
19. Jared Isaacman — a former pilot and CEO of Shift4 Payments — was the first crew member announced for the first-ever all-civilian space crew.
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18. In addition to bankrolling Inspiration4, Isaacman donated $100,000 to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. The mission set a goal of raising another $100,000 for the hospital, partially by raffling off two of Inspiration4’s remaining three seats.