Mike Pence to Visit Mojave This Afternoon

Rep. Kevin McCarthy

Vice President Mike Pence will be visiting the Mojave Air and Space Port this afternoon with Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield), who is our local Congressman.

Pence reportedly will tour Virgin Galactic, where he will¬† get an update on that company’s efforts to launch people into space. He also will pay a visit to the Stratolaunch hangar, where he will view the world’s largest airplane that will air-launch the Pegasus XL satellite booster.

UPDATE: It doesn’t look like I’m going to be able to cover this visit. All the press coverage is being run out of the White House, apparently. That’s what MASP told me.

A bit disappointing, I guess.