Space Race: Virgin Galactic Sets July 11, 2021 for First Commercial Space Flight

Virgin Galactic has set July 11, 2021 as the date for the first commercial space flight of the company’s Unity rocket. The announcement means that Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will beat competitor Blue Origin to paid commercial space flights by …

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Trailblazing Female Pilot Mary Wallace “Wally” Funk to Travel to Space with Billionaire Jeff Bezos

Trailblazing female pilot, Mary Wallace “Wally” Funk, who was denied becoming an astronaut in the 1960s because of her gender, will travel to space with billionaire Jeff Bezos. Bezos’ aerospace company Blue Origin announced in a statement on July 1 …

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