The PJ Tatler

NASA to Fly Commercial

According to this report, NASA has contracted with Virgina Galactic to provide up to three flights on Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, worth up to $4.5 million. According to George Whitesides, president and CEO of Virgin Galactic,

An enormous range of disciplines can benefit from access to space, but historically, such research opportunities have been rare and expensive. . . .  At Virgin Galactic, we are fully dedicated to revolutionizing access to space, both for tourist astronauts and, through programs like this, for researchers.

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There is no suggestion that Virgin Galactic will have any Muslim outreach or climate change responsibilities.