TALIS ENTERPRISE PRESS RELEASE
September 4, 2009
(Translated from original German by Google Translate)
Talis Enterprise jet flight testing in November in PeenemÃ¼nde
The company will conduct its first tests in November at the PeenemÃ¼nde airport using a Czech L-39. First and foremost, these flights are used to test the suitability of the jets for scientific ZeroG flight. The first test flights are under observation of the chief engineers of the Talis Enterprise and the research team Prof. Dr. Dr. Oliver Ullrich and Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Engelmann.
From the Talis Enterprise website comes news of a joint development agreement between the Germany space tourism company, the Swiss Propulsion Laboratory (SPL), and Space Tourism Society, Malaysian Chapter (STSMC).
Rob Coppinger reports over at his Hyperbola blog that EADS Astrium has shelved its plans for a suborbital space tourism jet – at least for the time being.
There’s an interesting press release out about German celebrity chef and “Gastronome of the Year 2009” nominee Gerd KÃ¤fer’s plans to serve his delicious and oh-so-expensive concoctions to millionauts aboard a German-Swiss suborbital vehicle.