The covered gallery will be just a short walk away from the main Museum of Flight building on the site of the Museum's former Airpark and visitor parking lot between the Charles Simonyi
Space Gallery and Raisbeck Aviation High School (RAHS).
So far, seven people have taken a trip to the ISS, including former Microsoft executive Charles Simonyi
. Space Adventures announced that international singing star Sarah Brightman would be its next space flight client.
And as the news story on page 18 explains, a company financed in part by software executive Charles Simonyi
has been formed to mine asteroids for precious metals.
His book was published in Hungarian, then in German, and now in English--for a worldwide audience--as explained in the foreword by the author's son, Charles Simonyi
(who is prominent in the scientific community in the US).
In addition to Google billionaires Page and Schmidt and filmmaker Cameron, Planetary Resources investors include former Microsoft chief software architect Charles Simonyi
, a two-time visitor to the International Space Station, Google founding director K.
, a former top executive at Microsoft, and K.
should be famous for his role as the primary developer of Microsoft Word and Excel.
His former Microsoft colleague Charles Simonyi
paid about $20 million for a trip aboard Russia's Soyuz spacecraft to the International Space Station, but now the U.S.
But the former Charles Simonyi
Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University has been changing the scientific landscape and people's views for years.
NASA Well, it looks like Charles Simonyi
might have to wait a while for a third trip, because space tourism is going on hiatus.