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Florida Residents Suffer Loss Of Shuttle Program, California Benefits
2012-04-04 04:01:08

As the economy seems to be on the upswing, and the stock market rises to its highest point since 2008, one area in the U.S. has been fighting its own unemployment battle.

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2012-03-31 07:20:58

NASA officials claimed that they were the rightful owners of the Apollo 11 rocket engines found on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this week by a privately-funded expedition headed up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.

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2012-03-29 11:38:39

Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos and his team have found the F-1 engines used to lift Apollo 11. They have been looking for ways to find and recover the rockets for just over a year.

Space Tourism Could Be $1 Billion Industry In 10 Years, FAA Head Says
2012-03-22 13:56:32

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Tuesday that space tourism will be a $1 billion industry in 10 years.

Ashton Kutcher Buys 500th Virgin Galactic Ticket
2012-03-22 04:18:31

Richard Branson the famed owner of Virgin Galactic announced the 500th ticket for a Virgin Galactic flight.

Virgin Galactic Looks To The Near Future For Test Flight
2012-02-28 10:21:39

Virgin Galactic, an arm of Richard Branson’s British conglomerate Virgin Group, is planning to test fly its first spacecraft beyond the Earth’s atmosphere this year, with commercial passenger service to follow within two years, company officials reported Monday.

Virgin Galactic Making Moves For Future Industry
2012-01-04 05:35:57

Virgin Galactic is becoming more active in the commercial space industry by moving staffers to its New Mexico spaceport location.

NASA Makes Changes To Commercial Space Taxi Program
2011-12-16 09:49:09

Budget cuts will likely force NASA's reliance on Russia to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station for the foreseeable future, NASA’s head of space operations said Thursday.

Paul Allen Unveils Stratolaunch Next-gen Spaceship
2011-12-14 06:11:52

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.


Latest Space tourism Reference Libraries

Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

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
2012-10-02 10:26:07

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...

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