110 Years Ago Today in STEM History!

May 14, 1908: Wilbur Wright flew with the first airplane passenger, Charles Furnas, in North Carolina. Furnas was the Wright brothers' mechanic. He is also a distant cousin of Randall Furnas, the director of NASA Glenn's Office of Strategic Management.

The only surviving photo of the Wright brothers' first two-man Flyer.

Credit: Wright Brothers Aeroplane Company

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