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US-based Bigelow Aerospace is looking to the UK's Astronomy Technology Centre (ATC) to help send spacecraft beyond low-Earth orbit.
Muse, an English rock band, is considering approaching Richard Branson about performing in space on a Virgin Galactic suborbital spaceship.
Virgin Galactic (VG), the commercial space line owned by British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, has announced plans to support two separate companies competing as part of a NASA-sponsored plan to stimulate private-sector spacecraft development.
â€œâ€¦.blast off!â€ Thatâ€™s right - The event for Forest Travel and Virgin Galactic held on Nov.18, 2010 at the Four Seasons was a huge success. Miami, FL (PRWEB) November 25, 2010 â€œâ€¦.blast off!â€ Thatâ€™s right - The event for Forest Travel and Virgin Galactic held on Thursday, Nov.18, 2010, at the Four Seasons was a huge success. When entering the Miami Ball Room, guests were registered as future astronauts.
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, a division of Air France-KLM, is teaming up with a commercial space-flight endeavor planning to operate out the Caribbean island of Curacao, according to officials on Thursday.
Construction on the world's first commercial passenger space terminal is expected to be completed sometime next year, with flights set to begin launching within 18 months.
MOJAVE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced to the Netherlands press that they were embarking upon a new relationship with Space Experience Curacao (SXC).
Billionaire Richard Branson said on Friday that Virgin Galactic is planning to compete in the upcoming race to develop orbital space vehicles.
Virgin Galactic will pass another milestone today in its efforts to bring commercial spaceflight to reality.
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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