Wally Funk receives her Astronaut wings after decades dedicated to flight

During the 24th Annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference, Wally Funk, the first female FAA and NTSB inspector, one of the Mercury 13, Blue Origin Astronaut, and oldest woman to fly in space received her Astronaut Wings from the FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation. Congratulations Wally! 

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