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Virgin Galacticâ€™s LauncherOne satellite launching rocket has suffered a setback.
Speaking before a business conference in Kuala Lumpur, entrepreneur Richard Branson confirmed that his Virgin Galactic company will be ready to begin commercial space flights within the next 18 months.
Virgin Galactic's chief executive on Wednesday that the company plans to launch test flights into space in 2011, and is financially set after selling a stake to Abu Dhabi's Abaar last year.
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Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson unveiled the new bullet-shaped commercial rocket plane that will give tourists the opportunity to take a ride into space and see the Earth while experiencing the thrill of weightlessness.
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Visitors at the EAA AirVenture convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin on Monday got the first glimpse of a new aircraft that is being touted as the future of space travel.
Founder Sir Richard Branson will take his first-ever flightaboard the Virgin Galactic mothershipOSHKOSH, Wis., July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --When Virgin Galactic Mothership "Eve" (formerly known as WhiteKnightTwo) arrives and executes several low passes on July 27 to kick off the EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009 weeklong series of showcase flights and air shows, she'll be performing the first of four scheduled flight demonstrations.
By Lucy Bogustawski MILLIONAIRE adventurer Steve Fossett died when his plane slammed into a mountain on a cloudy day. The discovery comesmore than a year since the record-breaker disappeared while hunting for a suitable location to try to break the current land speed record.
Millionaire Richard Branson used a morning talk show to thank Preston Morrow, who found items of missing adventurer Steve Fossett in the California mountains.
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