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HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Operations, Inc. announced plans today to build a two-seat manned orbital spacecraft for commercial and government use.
NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver will travel to Las Vegas and Boulder, Colo, this week to meet with leaders of two commercial space companies, Bigelow Aerospace and Sierra Nevada Corp, and tour their facilities.
Scaled Composites Uses GL Studio for Avionics Interface Development In Virgin Galacticâ€™s VSS Enterprise Spaceship and VMS Eve Aircraft Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2011 The DiSTI Corporation, a leading provider of advanced graphical interface technology, has announced that Scaled Composites, Burt Rutanâ€™s experimental aircraft company and winner of the coveted Ansari X PRIZE for Space Flight in 2004, utilized DiSTIâ€™s GL Studio to produce a comprehensive avionics...
Space Adventures said on Wednesday that Russia will reopen its Soyuz space ships to paying tourists in 2013 after a hiatus since 2009.
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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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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