July was the month of billionaires launching themselves to the edge of space on their own ships and calling it “work” to the benefit of the entire human race. Be that as it may, but these billionaires are still not astronauts in the eyes of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Ironically, on July 9, Blue Origin pointed out the differences between its New Shepard rocket and the Virgin Galactic spaceplane Unity 22... (continue reading...)Full Article
FAA Changes Astronaut Definition, Disqualifying Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson
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