Airborne 06.15.21: Space Auction, Special Olympics Airlift, WomenVenture 2021

Airborne 06.15.21: Space Auction, Special Olympics Airlift, WomenVenture 2021

Also: Angel Flight NE, Vaughn College, Next 2 Private Astronaut Missions, Raisbeck Milestone

If you have the money, then you can buy your way into space… Blue Origin has concluded the online auction for the very first seat on New Shepard with a winning bid of $28 million. Nearly 7,600 people registered to bid from 159 countries. The winning bidder will fly to space on New Shepard’s first human flight on July 20, and will join Blue Origin founder, Jeff Bezos, and his brother, Mark. The winning bid amount will be donated to Blue Origin’s foundation, Club for the Future. Peyton Manning is hoping more aircraft owners take part in transporting athletes and coaches to the 2022 Special Olympics… Peyton Manning is joining Textron Aviation to promote the 2022 Special Olympics Airlift. The legendary quarterback has signed on as honorary chair of the event, encouraging aircraft owners to participate in the massive Airlift scheduled to transport thousands of athletes and coaches to the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games next year in Orlando, Fla. For the 13th year, women of all ages will have the opportunity to share their passion for aviation on Wednesday, July 28, during EAA WomenVenture 2021, part of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh from July 26 to August 1. EAA WomenVenture is designed to inspire women to build camaraderie, celebrate the joy of aviation, and open doors to mentorship moments that encourage women to pursue their dreams in aviation. All this — and MORE in today’s episode of Airborne!!!

Airborne 06.15.21 is chock full of info in this Daily News Episode, Tuesday, June 15th, 2021… Presented by Aero-TV veteran videographer and Airborne Host Kimberly Kay. Kimberly is supported by ANN Chief Videographer Nathan Cremisino, as well as ANN CEO/Editor-In-Chief Jim Campbell. This episode covers:

Skyrocketing Results (Literally) For Blue Origin Auction
Peyton Manning To Serve As Honorary Chair For 2022 Special Olympics Airlift
WomenVenture 2021 Scheduled For July 28
Milestone: Angel Flight NE Celebrates 25th Year of Service
Vaughn College Partners with JetBlue
NASA Invites Proposals for Next 2 Private Astronaut Missions to ISS
Raisbeck Notes Milestone for New Caravan Drag Reduction Program

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