In case you missed it this morning, Sir Richard Branson & Virgin Galactic, the pioneers of space travel were featured on NBC! With space tourism launching in 2014, the entire world waits in anticipation of this historic and exciting event.
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For the 2nd time Virgin Galactic Spaceship Enterprise has broken the sound barrier, reaching new altitudes and speeds over 1,000 miles per hour! This flight was the first glimpse at the entire unique system in action, with deployment carried out flawlessly.
Miami, FL/LWW Press/March 7, 2013 – –David Mendal, President, Forest Travel Agency, was selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of The Latino American Who’s Who. David’s involvement in the tourism and airline industries began at the early age of 9, when he worked at Avianca Airlines’ reservation center in Bogota, Colombia. At 16, while a student at Cushing Academy, David worked in a travel agency and serviced the worldwide travel plans of Cushing’s international student body. It was during this time that David learned to book and ticket global travel.
With his passion for travel firmly established, David started working at Forest Travel Agency as a reservation assistant. Two years later, at age 20, he became the manager of the agency. In this capacity, he handled both groups and individual reservations. By age 23, David had become one of the youngest travel agency owners in the United States; and Forest Travel one of the top agencies in the South East coast. Continue reading
MOJAVE, Calif. – Today, Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s aabar Investments PJC, completed the first rocket-powered flight of its space vehicle, SpaceShipTwo (SS2). The test, conducted by teams from Scaled Composites (Scaled) and Virgin Galactic, officially marks Virgin Galactic’s entrance into the final phase of vehicle testing prior to commercial service from Spaceport America in New Mexico. Continue reading
As a child growing up on Scotland’s north coast, Dave Mackay harboured a dream that seemed so out-of-this-world that he kept it secret from all but his closest friends.
Mojave Desert (July 02, 2011) - From the age of seven, when he won the Ladybird book of space as a Sunday school prize, he set his heart on becoming an astronaut. That fascination grew when, aged 12, he watched the Apollo Moon landing on a crackly black-and-white television at school in Sutherland. Continue reading