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Czechs and Slovaks Signing Up for Virgin Galactic Flights
Artists conception of WhiteKnightTwo and the SpaceShipTwo space tourism vehicle. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)

Artists conception of WhiteKnightTwo and the SpaceShipTwo space tourism vehicle. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)

Czechs, Slovaks keep up with world in orbital space tourism
Ceske Noviny

Four tourist space flight tickets have been sold in the Czech Republic and Slovakia since the sale was launched in April 2008, which roughly corresponds to the situation in other countries, Roman Jonas, who represents the future flights’ U.S. operator, has told CTK.

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  • July 22, 2009
ESA Continues Eastward Expansion as Czechs Join Agency

ESA PRESS RELEASE

A historic event took place at ESA sites across Europe today – the flag of the Czech Republic was hoisted alongside those of ESA’s other Member States, officially symbolising the country becoming ESA’s 18th Member State.

The Agreement on the Czech Republic’s accession to the ESA Convention was signed on 8 July in Prague, by Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of ESA, and Mirek Topolánek, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.

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  • November 14, 2008