One More Orbit – MISSION ACCOMPLISHED

July 11 2019 – Harding and Virts Break World Circumnavigation Speed Record. One More Orbit flight crew is successful in its Pole to Pole World Circumnavigation Speed Record marking 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 moon landing and 500th anniversary of first ever global circumnavigation

One More Orbit team following their successful record-breaking circumnavigation of the globe. Photo credit Chris Garrison
One More Orbit team following their successful record-breaking circumnavigation of the globe.
Photo credit Chris Garrison

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL​ –– At 12:12:23 UTC today, Action Aviation Chairman Hamish Harding, Astronaut Terry Virts and crew made history by beating the world record for any aircraft flying over the North and South poles in a Qatar Executive Gulfstream G650ER aircraft. The mission’s record flight time is 46 hours, 39 minutes and 38 seconds.

Guinness World Record Certificate for OneMoreOrbit
Guinness World Record Certificate for OneMoreOrbit Credit Chris Garrison

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