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NASA to go all American with its ISS crew flights by 2017

Space is becoming a far more commercial venture these days, with the likes of SpaceX, Boeing and Virgin Galactic all developing new, more efficient and cheaper ways to take people and cargo into orbit. However it’s also been more commercial for NASA over the past few years, as since the …

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Virgin Galactic to resume test flights to space

Virgin Galactic is set to resume its rocket powered test flights, bringing consumer level space travel closer to reality after remaining fairly inactive throughout 2014. This means that passengers who made a $250,000 reservation to fly into space on a Virgin Galactic flight may not be left waiting too much …

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Virgin Galactic get clearance for rocket test flights

Virgin Galactic have been working hard to offer members of the public the opportunity to travel into space onboard a rocket powered craft. Their partner Scaled Composites have been granted an experimental permit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is the first step in getting their dream a reality. …

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Book your place in space with Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic, the company owned by mogul Richard Branson  has successfully completed its first live ‘demo’, successfully dropping a rocketplane from 45,000 feet to make a glide landing. Richard Branson said “I watched the world’s first manned commercial spaceship landing on the runway at Mojave Air and Space Port and …

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