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Briefs; VG MacKay pilots SS2; DARPA & air launch; Lunar tourism

29 Jun 2012, 20:44 UTC
Briefs; VG MacKay pilots SS2; DARPA & air launch; Lunar tourism
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Richard Branson says today's glide flight of SpaceShipTwo was piloted by Virgin Galactic's Dave Mackay, who becomes first non-Scaled Composites pilot of a SS2: Now that’s what I call career progression! - Richard's Blog /Virgin.com.
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AvWeek reports on DARPA's air launch program: Darpa Revisits Air Launch With Focus On Cost - Aviation Week - June.25.12.
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The Economist reports on plans by Excalibur Almaz and Space Adventures to offer trips around the Moon: Moon tourism: Fly me to the moon - The Economist (via spacetoday.net).

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