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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.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial spacecraft, successfully completed its first solo manned flight on Sunday.
Exclusive Documentary Coverage of Historic Milestones on Path to Space Tourism WASHINGTON and MOJAVE, Calif., Oct.
MOJAVE, Calif. and CURACAO, Netherlands Antilles, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Experience Curacao (SXC) and XCOR Aerospace, Inc.
Virgin Galacticâ€™s LauncherOne satellite launching rocket has suffered a setback.
A senior executive said on Thursday that the lead Russian contractor for the International Space Station (ISS) says it is planning on building the first space hotel to cash in on the growing private tourism market.
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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