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Anousheh Ansari Recognized as First Female Private Space Explorer and Title Sponsor of the Ansari X PRIZE RICHARDSON, Texas (PRWEB) September 30, 2014
Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and renowned aerospace engineer Burt Rutan unveiled a plan on Tuesday to build the world’s largest plane to launch cargo and astronauts into space.
Early Wednesday in the skies over Mojave Air and Spaceport CA, the worldâ€™s first commercial spaceship, SpaceShipTwo, made a milestone glide-test flight and demonstrated its unique reentry â€˜featherâ€™ configuration for the first time.
Scaled Composites Uses GL Studio for Avionics Interface Development In Virgin Galacticâ€™s VSS Enterprise Spaceship and VMS Eve Aircraft Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The DiSTI Corporation, a leading provider of advanced graphical interface technology, has announced that Scaled Composites, Burt Rutanâ€™s experimental aircraft company and winner of the coveted Ansari X PRIZE for Space Flight in 2004, utilized DiSTIâ€™s GL Studio to produce a comprehensive avionics...
Virgin Galactic will pass another milestone today in its efforts to bring commercial spaceflight to reality.
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