At 82, Wally Funk Gets A Taste Of Space

Wally Funk
After 60 years, pilot Wally Funk got her taste of space.
Credit: Blue Origin
The same day Blue Origin made its first human spaceflight, sending four passengers into suborbital space, the Federal Aviation Administration issued new FAA Commercial Space Astronaut Wings eligibility requirements. Among the passengers aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard was pioneering aviator Mary...

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