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You’ve Seen The Dark Knight, How About The White Knight?

Remember the Virgin Galactic Mothership Hunter posted about over the weekend? Well, Designer Burt Rhutan of Scaled Composites and Sir Richard Branson, chairman of Virgin, have unveiled the latest in aviation technology and the worlds largest all carbon composite aircraft, the White Knight 2. It’s capable of reaching heights as great as 50,000 feet and specifies in training pilots for ...

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Virgin Galactic Mothership To Debut On Monday

Good news for people who want to have a space wedding or drink some Martian mineral water: Virgin Galactic, the space tourism venture co-sponsored by British mogul Sir Richard Branson and aerospace designer Burt Rutan will unveil their ship White Knight Two tomorrow. Over two hundred people have already plunked down $200,000 to take Virgin Galactic’s rockets to space when ...

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