Our primary mission is to design and build a reliable and reusable space-plane that can fly to the Karman Line and return safely. We also offer a textbook for those who are interested in suborbital spaceflight. Space is only 100km away … and we are here to fly!
The Suborbital Pilot’s Ground School Manual 2nd Edition
The Suborbital Pilot’s Ground School Manual can be used as a primary source of ground school information for pilots interested in suborbital spaceflight and for anyone wanting to learn more about flight into the 100km (62mi) altitude range. This 2nd edition has been written during an exciting time when Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo has just started piloted test flights into space! This manual provides you with the information necessary to gain the required ground school knowledge to prepare for flight into suborbit. It is meant to fill the gap between what you have learned in aviation and what you need to know to fly into suborbital space. Subjects included: Suborbital Space Environment – High Altitude Operations – Suborbital Rockets – Instrumentation, Navigation, and Communications – Space Law. This ground school manual will provide you with an organized and efficient system for learning the required subjects quickly and accurately. It is a great first step in the transition process for air pilots to become space pilots.
Nova Scotia Spaceport Visit
In early April BBA’s David LeFrancois visited Canada’s first commercial spaceport in Canso Nova Scotia as a member of the Launch Canada delegation. The visit involved touring the launch site, setting up a launch rail, and testing out the launch
Artemis 1 Mission
We travelled to Florida to attend Lockheed Martin’s Mission Briefing at KSC on Monday, November 14, 2022. Following the briefing we were able to visit the launch pad. Then on November 16, 2022 Artemis 1 launched. It is an unmanned
Falcon 9 Galaxy 31 & 32
While on the space coast we saw a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch the Galaxy 31 and Galaxy 32 commercial communications satellites from SLC-40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on Saturday November 12, 2022. We stayed nearby