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Virgin Galactic just rocketed its first woman past the edge of space — but Jeff Bezos says its astronauts have ‘asterisks’ next to their names

Virgin Galactic, the space-tourism company founded by Richard Branson, on Friday launched its first non-pilot beyond what NASA considers the edge of space. Beth Moses, Virgin Galactic’s chief astronaut instructor, flew in the passenger cabin and was accompanied by two pilots. SpaceShipTwo, named VSS Unity, rocketed the three-person crew to […]
Virgin Galactic just rocketed its first woman past the edge of space — but Jeff Bezos says its astronauts have ‘asterisks’ next to their names