FAA chief commends Virgin Galactic on successful test flight
FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell today issued the following statement on Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight:
We commend Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight and return to space. Commercial space has great potential for American economic and innovative leadership. The FAA is committed to helping ensure commercial space transportation grows safely. We are pleased that Virgin Galactic is among the many pioneers of space flight helping write a new chapter in aerospace history.