FAA Gives NASA Astronauts Provisional Approval To Fly Private Missions

FAA has decided a NASA astronaut may engage in operational flight functions up to and including piloting a commercial space vehicle for aborts, emergency response, and monitoring and operating environmental controls and life support systems during FAA-licensed commercial space launches and re...

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