Virgin Galactic's ex-CEO to go to space on next flight - report

Friday, 23. July 2021 22:31

George Whitesides, the former CEO of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., will be one of the four people to fly to space on the company's next spaceflight test, CNBC reported on Friday, citing information received from a source present at the party organized after Richard Branson's launch.

It remains unknown at the moment who the rest of the mission's crew will be, the report added.

Whitesides has been at the helm of Virgin Galactic from 2010 to 2020 and now chairs the California-based company's space advisory board.

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