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10.04.14
Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne proved commercial spaceflight could be a reality
10.04.14

Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne proved commercial spaceflight could be a reality

Back in 2004, companies weren't fighting over NASA contracts and nobody was selling tickets for su...

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08.18.14
What you need to know about commercial spaceflight
08.18.14

What you need to know about commercial spaceflight

In May 2012, the International Space Station's robotic claw, the Canadarm2, caught and secured the...

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01.14.14
Virgin Galactic tests new thrusters, further disregards gravity (video)
01.14.14

Virgin Galactic tests new thrusters, further disregards gravity (video)

Last year, Sir Richard Branson promised Virgin Galactic's first commercial mission would rip throu...

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09.05.13
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes its second test flight (video)
09.05.13

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes its second test flight (video)

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo might not have the flashiest name, but a lack of nominal originalit...

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05.02.13
The Engadget Interview: Sir Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic and space tourism for the everyman
05.02.13

The Engadget Interview: Sir Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic and space tourism for the everyman

It's been a particularly good week for Sir Richard Branson. SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's sub-or...

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04.29.13
Virgin Galactic's commercial space plane makes first successful test flight
04.29.13

Virgin Galactic's commercial space plane makes first successful test flight

Attention, amateur space cadets! If you've ever wanted to swing on a star or see one up close, con...

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01.21.13
Planetary Resources shows off Arkyd-100 prototype, gives a tour of its workspace
01.21.13

Planetary Resources shows off Arkyd-100 prototype, gives a tour of its workspace

We last heard about Planetary Resources back in April of last year, when the team formally announc...

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05.06.12
Blue Origin dishes more details on its Bezos-backed spacecraft
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Blue Origin dishes more details on its Bezos-backed spacecraft

Blue Origin typically keeps pretty tight-lipped about its projects. The private space-travel firm cl...

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04.30.12
Commercial space shuttle prototypes fly through wind tunnel testing
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Commercial space shuttle prototypes fly through wind tunnel testing

A pair of companies developing their own commercial space shuttles are presumably trying to flatten...

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