On Thursday, SpaceX successfully launched the Inspiration4 mission into space with four tourists on board - they spent approximately three days in orbit and have already successfully returned to Earth. Inspiration4's global goal was to raise $ 200 million for St. Jude's Hospital, which provides care for children with cancer.
The commander of the crew, billionaire entrepreneur Jared Isaacman, who is also the founder of payment processing company Shift4 Payments, donated $ 100 million to the hospital, a little more than $ 60 million was donated by other people, and now the head of SpaceX Elon Musk has said his word ( Elon Musk).
In a tweet yesterday, Musk congratulated the Inspiration4 crew and SpaceX workers on the successful completion of the mission and asked them to count $ 50 million for me. Thus, after the donation, Musk managed not only to fulfill the fundraising goal but even exceed it by 10 million: $ 210 million will go to help children with cancer.