Virgin Galactic May Launch Spaceflights From UAE

DUBAI—Space tourists could lift off from a spaceport in the United Arab Emirates under an agreement between the pioneering commercial space operator and the UAE. Although Virgin Galactic, the Spaceship Company (TSC) and the UAE Space Agency signed an agreement only last March to explore a local...
John Morris

John was editor of Aviation Week's ShowNews for nearly two decades. He retired in 2020. His background in business journalism before joining Aviation Week includes stints at Reuters, the American Banker daily banking newspaper and as business news editor at the Milwaukee Journal and the Cincinnati Enquirer.

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