Honeywell will be sponsoring 292 high school students to attend its annual Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) in Huntsville, Alabama. The Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy is a series of two one-week-long space camps run for children of the company’s employees.
Bombardier has announced that it will be investing approximately $22 million CAD in Aéro21 and SA²GE, two Québec-based aerospace research projects. The projects will concentrate on bringing new aerospace products to market at a faster pace, reducing development costs, developing smarter, more efficient technologies, and reducing the environmental footprint of the aerospace industry.
Virgin Galactic sent its first passenger to the edge of space Friday although it wasn’t a paying customer. The company’s astronaut trainer Beth Moses rode in the passenger cabin of the spacecraft Unity on the flight Friday morning from the company’s base at Mojave, California.