Chief Test Pilot for XCOR Aerospace and Lynx, Col. Rick Searfoss (USAF Ret.) is among America’s most popular and highly qualified astronauts. A fighter pilot, test pilot and astronaut, Col. Searfoss is one of only seven people with more than 50 flights in rocket powered vehicles. His first space flight in 1993 set the record for the longest duration Space Shuttle mission. Early RocketShip Tours participants will have the privilege and distinction of personally reaching the edge of space in the co-pilot seat next to Col. Searfoss.