Tag: future astronaut

One step closer to space

I could not have been any more excited to wake up this morning to the news that Virgin Galactic had successfully completed the first free flight of VSS Unity. This is an important milestone on the journey towards consumer space travel, and must have been such a wonderful moment for the teams at both Virgin […]

A visit to Spaceport

Spaceport is the world,s first commercial space travel airport, located in an isolated area of New Mexico, and Virgin Galactic is its current occupant meaning we got the chance to visitΒ this past weekend. After driving for the best part of an hour in our convoy of white Land Rover’s Β (the official vehicle partner of Virgin […]

The Zero Gravity pictures are in!

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the images taken on board the Zero Gravity flight Β by photographer Al Powers, and here they are. Pre flight briefing. Waiting for zero gravity to kick in. Here we go! Edit Chasing candyΒ  PacMan style I was never going to compete with these moves! On exiting the plane […]