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October 21, 2018

Who said that?

Florida's quote of the day

| 8/10/2018

"It’s going to be a heck of a lot easier to learn to fly because you don’t really have to touch a lot."

-- Astronaut Chris Ferguson

On Thursday, Nicole Mann got one of her first up-close looks at the Boeing Starliner, the capsule she will fly into space in alongside veteran astronauts Eric Boe and Chris Ferguson.

Mann is one of two first-timers in a crew of five who will be among the first people to fly into space from U.S. soil since 2011. The crew has spent part of this week on Florida’s Space Coast, meeting personnel who have helped build and test the hardware that will carry them into space. 

Read more at the Orlando Sentinel.

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