Monthly Archive for November, 2007Page 3 of 7

New Zealanders Space Trek 2009

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New Zealanders Mark Rocket and Jackie Maw have booked Virgin Galactic SpaceShip 2 suborbital spacecraft, with scheduled flights in late 2009 or early 2010.
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The Space Show Interviews Apollo Documentary Filmmaker

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Jeff Roth discusses his award winning film, “The Wonder of It All,” which recounts the adventures of the Apollo astronauts.
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The Space Show Interviews Burton Lee about the Space Angels Network

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Dr. Burton Lee discusses the Space Angels Network, a virtual network of angel investors focused on seed and early stage investments for space related ventures.
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Executive Suite: He’s over the moon about space tourism

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USA Today profiles Space Adventures CEO Eric Anderson.
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News from the X PRIZE Foundation

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A wrap-up of the recently completed X Prize Cup in New Mexico.
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Space Tourism “should� be taught in schools

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A recent United Kingdom poll shows support for teaching school children about space tourism.
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China to build fourth space launch centre

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China announced Monday it would build its fourth space launch centre, just a week after it fired off its first lunar orbiter.
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Six thousand people to be resettled to make way for new space launch center

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More than 6,000 people will be relocated in China’s southern island province of Hainan to make way for a new space launch center.
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S.A. firm to help design spaceport

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San Antonio-based Exploration Architecture Corp. is part of a team that won the design contract for the new Spaceport America facility in New Mexico.
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Internet mogul breaks ground on commercial launch complex

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SpaceX’s Elon Musk recently broke ground on a launch complex at Cape Canaveral for his company’s Falcon 9 rocket.
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SpaceX Breaks Ground at Cape Canaveral’s Space Launch Complex 40

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SpaceX recently held a ground breaking ceremony at Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, which its Falcon 9 rocket will be launched.
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Designing a rocket ride into suborbit

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Before Virgin Group mogul Richard Branson hired him to design a futuristic tourist rocket ship, Richard Seymour’s only experience in the market was dreaming up spacecraft for the movies.
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Risky space tourism gets a boost from a hands-off FAA

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Federal Aviation Administration officials detailed their unique relationship with the emerging space-tourism industry for a gathering of air and space lawyers this month.
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URL Title: What’s it like to dive through space at 700mph? Soon we could all find out

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The new sport of orbital skydiving could soon allow people to jump to Earth from the edge of space.
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Rocketplane to focus on space tourism

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Rocketplane officials say that NASA’s decision to cut off its funding on the COTS program will actually help the Oklahoma company to focus on a bigger goal: launching tourists into space aboard its XP vehicle.

“We’re looking at a stronger focus on the XP,” said George French, chairman and chief executive officer, told NewsOK.com.