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Elon Musk Mocks Biden: ‘He’s Still Sleeping’

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Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk issued a tongue-in-cheek comment Monday about the president of the United States. The situation arose after a Twitter user asked why Biden had not yet acknowledged SpaceX’s Inspiration4 crew.

“He’s still sleeping,” Musk replied on Twitter, to the user.

This is the world’s first all-civilian space mission. The crew landed Saturday night marking the end of the first flight to Earth orbit made entirely by tourists or non-astronauts.

The mission planned by Elon Musk

During the mission the team was sending photos of the experience. The Inspiration4 crew spent three days flying freely aboard their 3.9-meter-wide capsule, CNN reported, at an altitude of approximately 563 kilometers, 160 kilometers higher than where the ISS is, and higher than any human has flown in decades.

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Elon Musk criticized Biden’s silence on the space mission (Image: EFE)

According to the media, the civilian crew consisted of 38-year-old billionaire Jared Isaacman, who personally financed and organized the trip with SpaceX and Elon Musk; Hayley Arceneaux, 29, a childhood cancer survivor and physician’s assistant at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Sian Procotor, 51, a geologist and community college teacher with a doctorate degree; and Chris Sembroski, a 42-year-old Lockheed Martin employee and lifelong space fan who claimed his seat through an online sweepstakes.

Hayley Arceneaux in turn expressed her excitement at arriving on Earth via a message on Twitter. “Filled with awe and gratitude. Yesterday we completed two missions: our successful Inspiration4 mission to space,” she said.

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