Will Virgin Galactic Founder Richard Branson Fly to Space on Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary? (page 2)

Washington DC (SPX) Feb 08, 2019 U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has pinned FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crewmembers, Test Pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky and Fredrick "CJ" Sturckow. Last year's historic spaceflight marked the nation's return to space on an American-made rocket, and paves the way for future travel to space with commercial spaceflight participants. "We are entering a new a

Will Virgin Galactic Founder Richard Branson Fly to Space on Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary?

At an event celebrating Virgin Galactic's historic flight on Dec. 13, founder Sir Richard Branson shared that he hopes to make his first flight on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.

Sat 9 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

With shiny new badges, Virgin Galactic pilots join elite group of commercial astronauts

Only four have received the designation Continue reading…

Fri 8 Feb 19 from The Verge

Richard Branson says he'll fly to space by July

British billionaire Richard Branson claims that he will go to space within the next five months with his Virgin Galactic space programme to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing ...

Fri 8 Feb 19 from Daily Mail

Richard Branson says he'll fly to space by July, Fri 8 Feb 19 from SpaceDaily

Virgin Galactic Space-Flown Rocket Engine Donated to Smithsonian

The hybrid rocket motor that powered Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo on its first flight into space will next be used to ignite public interest in the future of spaceflight as an artifact in ...

Thu 7 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Pilots Awarded FAA Astronaut Wings

The United States now has two new certified Commercial Astronauts. Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo test pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky and Frederick "CJ" Sturckow were awarded Commercial Astronaut ...

Thu 7 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Jeff Bezos Lays Out Blue Origin's Rocket Reusability Vision for Space Travel (Video)

As Blue Origin aims for a human launch by the end of the year, the future space-tourism company released a video calling for reusability to lower the cost of spaceflight.

Wed 6 Feb 19 from SPACE.com

Ex-Marine pilot dreams of ferrying folks into space

Washington (AFP) Feb 8, 2019 Mark Stucky fought in the Iraq war, once buzzed a Soviet warplane over the Sea of Japan and has flown all sorts of experimental aircraft. Now, his dream is ...

Sun 10 Feb 19 from SpaceDaily

Chao Presents Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crew

Washington DC (SPX) Feb 08, 2019 U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has pinned FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crewmembers, Test Pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky ...

Thu 7 Feb 19 from SpaceDaily

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