Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin rocket ship and Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic spaceplane have performed flawlessly during the short-term and remarkable flights in this month that gave the impression of being fun and even inspiring.
Both of them hope that their actions will help usher in a new era in which ordinary people can enjoy the wonders of rocket flight.Elon Musk’s SpaceX is also planning a neutral launch later this year.The bold Astro-billionaires have admitted that there are risks involved, but they do not dwell upon them. So far, only Mr. Musk, whose company is generally admired by the NASA insiders, has highlighted those risks.
Just about overnight, she became a national celebrity and came to be known as America’s teacher in Space.NASA had a journalist-in-Space program ready to go and applicants, including Walter Cronkite and Norman Mailer. George Will joked at that time by saying that they are possibly taking up a journalist on the principle that the Earth could not but be better having one fewer on it.