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SEATTLE, Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle's iconic Space Needle announced today that it will be sending someone from the general public into space in what it is calling Space Race 2012.
Organizers of Seattle's Space Needle say they want to celebrate the iconic symbol's 50th anniversary by sending someone to space.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NASTAR(Â®) Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, completed the first dedicated NASTAR Suborbital Scientist Training Program for the Atsa Suborbital Observatory project, with eight team members from the Planetary Science Institute (PSI), The Citadel, and other South Carolina colleges.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NASTARÂ® Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, completed another Suborbital Scientist Training Course for private astronauts that will conduct commercial space research missions on suborbital spaceflights.
STOCKHOLM, May 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Globe Telecom, one of the leading mobile operators in the Philippines (over 27 million subs), is launching VMS (Video Message Service) nationwide.
Governor unveils policy proposals to advance knowledge economy, create jobs and build businesses. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 Governor Martin Oâ€™Malley today unveiled a bold new initiative to increase the business development and commercialization opportunities of the stateâ€™s space industry at the Maryland Space Business Roundtable in Greenbelt.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Environmental Tectonics Corporation's (OTC Bulletin Board: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") The NASTARÂ® Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, and member of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, conducted last week its latest set of Suborbital Scientist space training for future scientist-astronauts and educator-astronauts.
Space Adventures announced on Thursday that it will add another seat to a Soyuz spacecraft, which will take space tourists into orbit by 2015.
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.
To encourage space tourism, the United Kingdomâ€™s government will relax its rules and allow operators to launch aspiring astronauts into orbit.
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...
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