Who’s an astronaut? FAA weighs in on a murky issue for suborbital space travelers

Jeff Bezos gets a custom-designed Blue Origin astronaut pin from former NASA astronaut Jeff Ashby, who now serves as Blue Origin’s director of mission assurance. (GeekWire Photo / Alan Boyle)Hundreds of deep-pocketed tourists are likely to take suborbital space trips as Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin space venture, as well as the Virgin Galactic venture founded by fellow billionaire Richard Branson,…
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