Virgin Galactic is looking for a few good pilots—very good pilots—to fly paying customers to the edge of space and back in its SpaceShipTwo rocketplane. The Virgin Atlantic space-tourism spin-off plans to hire another aviator by June to help David MacKay, its lone test pilot, get ready for the start of spaceflight as early as next year. Virgin wants to cast a wide net, because the jobs won’t be easy to fill. The pilot selected—plus two more to be hired later—must be able to handle ...


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