Erik Lindbergh

Erik Lindbergh (born 1965) is an aviator, a promoter of space tourism, and an artist. Grandson of pioneering aviator Charles Lindbergh, who was the first person to fly non-stop between New York and Paris in 1927, in 2002 Erik honored the 75th anniversary of his grandfather's historic flight by retracing the journey in his own single-engine aircraft. The journey was documented by the History Channel, raised over one million dollars for three charities, garnered half a billion media impressions for the X PRIZE Foundation and prompted a call from United States President George W. Bush for inspiring the country after the tragedy of September 11.

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Erik Lindbergh - Awards
... In May 2008 Erik was awarded an honorary doctorate of laws degree from Molloy College in NY for outstanding service to humanity ...

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