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George Whitesides

George Whitesides

Mr. Whitesides heads Virgin Galactic, and is a former NASA Chief of Staff.  He is also one of the founders of Yuri's Night, the World Space Party.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearance

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides on LauncherOne and the Return of SpaceShipTwo

March 10, 2015 • 28:50

6,000 job-seekers came to the new Long Beach, California home of Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne rocket on a recent morning. We sit down with CEO George Whitesides for a conversation about this new effort and the return of SpaceShipTwo.

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