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Colin Bennett

Colin Bennett

Status: Retired

Nationality: Scottish-American
Type: Private
First Flight: 7/11/2021
Last Flight: 7/11/2021

Colin Bennett is an American engineer who worked at Virgin Atlantic Airways before joining Virgin Galactic in 2015 where he now acts as Lead Operations Engineer.

Virgin Galactic

Type: Private
Abbreviation: VG
Administration: Founder: Richard Branson
Founded: 2004
Launchers: VMS Eve
Spacecraft: VSS Enterprise | VSS Unity
Country: USA

Virgin Galactic is an American spaceflight company within the Virgin Group. It is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists. Virgin Galactic’s suborbital spacecraft are air launched from beneath a carrier airplane known as White Knight Two.

3 comments
  1. Bluebelle Cooke
    Bluebelle Cooke
    July 12, 2021 at 12:22 PM

    Colin Bennett was born in 1985-1986 and he’s British not American (from Clevedon, England I think)

    Reply
  2. Alan Bennett
    Alan Bennett
    July 15, 2021 at 11:10 AM

    Actually he is Scottish! I know – I am his dad!

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    • Rocket Monkey
      Rocket Monkey
      July 15, 2021 at 11:12 AM

      What an honor to have you comment on the website. Is he an American citizen? I wonder if that is why he was designated as American? I am working with my data provider to get the information updated.

      Reply
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