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    Virgin Galactic receives FAA approval for commercial space trips

    The post Virgin Galactic receives FAA approval for commercial space trips appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Virgin Galactic has made history, becoming the first space liner to be certified by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to carry passengers on its spaceplanes. The adjustment of the operator’s license held by the company since 2016 comes as Virgin Galactic prepares for its last three test flights, including the first fully crewed test flight in the coming months. Friday’s announcement comes on the heels of Virgin Galactic’s first powered test flight from its Spaceport America, New Mexico facility of its VSS Unity spaceplane on May 22, 2021, which…