Aviation Pioneer Wally Funk To Fly With Bezos

Pictured in her younger days, Wally Funk is set to become the oldest person to fly in space aged 82.
Credit: Blue Origin
Wally Funk, one of 13 women recruited as potential astronauts for NASA’s 1960s Mercury program but sidelined due to gender, will fly as a guest of Blue Origin on the company’s first crewed flight, targeted for July 20. Funk, 82, will join Blue Origin founder and funder Jeff Bezos, his brother, Mark...

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