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Friday, December 14, 2018

Virgin Galactic’s historic first space flight and first revenue generating flight


Virgin Galactic’s historic first space flight and first revenue generating flight


Article Excerpt: "... The historic achievement has been recognised by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) who announced today that early next year they will present pilots Mark “Forger” Stucky and Frederick “CJ” Sturckow with FAA Commercial Astronaut Wings at a ceremony in Washington DC. CJ, as a four-time Space Shuttle pilot, will become the only person to have been awarded NASA and FAA wings.

Today’s accomplishment has also been recognised by the NASA Flight Opportunities Program, which flew four space science and technology experiments on VSS Unity, making this Virgin Galactic’s first revenue generating flight ..."


Reference: www.virgingalactic.com