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Rocketing Ahead

May 07, 2012

  • Tony Poe and his wife, Laine Poe

Las Cruces, New Mexico

It’s no wonder that Virtuoso, a partner of Virgin Galactic, snatched up Tony Poe BA ’91 to be one of its first accredited space agents.

“My passion is going off the grid to places most people wouldn’t consider, like North Korea and far eastern regions of Russia,” Poe says. “I like to see, feel, and taste everything.”

The cultural insights Poe gained while studying international affairs at Lewis & Clark have helped him earn the respect of travel professionals, clients, and contacts around the globe.

Read the full story, which was written by Pattie Pace and originally published in the Winter 2012 Chronicle magazine.

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