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2010-10-04 06:35:00

Virgin Galactic’s LauncherOne satellite launching rocket has suffered a setback.

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2010-03-03 15:10:00

Virgin Galactic's chief executive on Wednesday that the company plans to launch test flights into space in 2011, and is financially set after selling a stake to Abu Dhabi's Abaar last year.

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2009-05-07 14:10:00

The president of Virgin Galactic says the company’s plans to take passengers into space are just the beginning of a series of space exploration ploys.

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2008-09-30 15:35:00

Virgin Galactic will join up with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to look at carrying scientific instruments on board one of its space tourism vehicles to gather data on climate change.

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2007-08-26 16:20:00

Virgin Galactic showed off this animated video promoting the weightless joys of commercial space travel at a trade show for experimental aircraft last month. But the excitement was overshadowed three days later by a deadly flash explosion.

2006-01-25 13:07:15

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss, at the center of a scandal last year after being filmed apparently snorting cocaine, has agreed to publish her autobiography.

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2005-04-20 17:25:00

The inventor of the first private spaceship predicted Wednesday that commercial manned space flight would move quickly from joyrides for millionaires to the general public and spawn advances not yet imagined - much as early computers opened the way for the Internet.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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