A new spaceflight training program for space tourists opens up:
Flight Research, Inc. to provide training for Human Spaceflight Tourists and
Professional Spaceflight Crews with release of
NASA recognized Human Spaceflight Training Program.
Mojave, Calif., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Flight Research, Inc. (www.flightresearch.com), a leading provider of Flight Test Support, Aircraft Maintenance and Advanced Flight Training, today announced the release of a new Human Spaceflight Training Program which is formally recognized by NASA. The training program, developed with NASA Shuttle Commander and Astronaut expertise, is for space tourists seeking to maximize their experience in space. In conjunction with the Human Spaceflight Training course, the program includes a Professional Spaceflight Training course for professionals entering the spaceflight industry as crew or other support personnel. Features of the course include a brief history, awareness of public safety requirements, technical and environmental, and physiological factors of human spaceflight, G-Force awareness and simulation, and how to move in microgravity. The Course features classroom lectures from former astronaut instructors as well as real world experience in select aircraft from the Flight Research fleet of forty training aircraft.
Flight Research utilizes a fleet of aircraft with wide ranging capabilities to provide flight test support, advanced upset recovery training for professional pilots, and flight test pilot training at the Mojave Air and Space Port. Flight Research also provides aircraft leasing and maintenance services for the National Test Pilot School.
“We are proud to launch the Human Spaceflight Training Program, education is part of our overall mission to continue to advance the aviation industry into the future,” said Bill Korner President and CEO of Flight Research, Inc. “We have little doubt the course will become the gold standard as our Upset Recognition and Recovery Training Program has become.”
The Flight Research, Inc. Human Spaceflight Training Course was recently recognized in NASA’s print and online publications.
About Flight Research, Inc.: Flight Research, an industry leader since 1981, provides Advanced Flight Training, Flight Test Support, Aircraft Maintenance and Spaceflight Training. Headquartered in Mojave California, the company owns and operates a fleet of more than 40 aircraft, ranging from supersonic trainers to single and twin jet and turboprop aircraft as well as helicopters.