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Space tourism just received one giant leg up by the U.S. government as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Virgin Galactic an experimental launch permit for its SpaceShipTwo.
A 27-year-old University of Arizona law student won the "Space Race 2012" contest today, earning him a free ride to space.
Blue Origin, a space flight company established by Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos, is in the process of developing reusable rockets.
A new private space exploration company, backed by filmmaker/explorer James Cameron, is set to be unveiled Tuesday (April 24) at the Museum of Flight’s Charles Simonyi Space Gallery in Seattle, Washington, which will reveal a master plan to chart the future of space exploration.
The upcoming launch of a SpaceX spacecraft and rocket on a demonstration flight to the International Space Station is expected to cross a key milestone on the path to operational, commercial missions.
Today marks a day that is epic in every sense of the word as April 12th is known as International Day of Human Space Flight.
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...
Owen Garriott is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Owen Kay Garriott on November 22, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1948 he graduated from Enid High School and then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1953. He subsequently joined the United States Navy and worked his way to the role of officer. However, just three years later Garriott decided to leave the Navy to pursue a higher...
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
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