NASA Spinoff Database: Private Astronaut Training Prepares Commercial Crews of Tomorrow

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2015
Reference Number: JSC-SO-279
Category: Consumer/Home/Recreation
Origin: Adjusting to life in space

A new company that includes a handful of former NASA personnel is already taking applications for the first comprehensive commercial astronaut training approved by the Federal Aviation Administration. Waypoint 2 Space, located at Johnson Space Center, hopes to draw space tourists and enthusiasts and future commercial crewmembers with first-hand NASA know-how, as well as agency training technology.

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Page Number in Published book: 84
Manufacturer: Waypoint2Space

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