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Virgin's test space craft crashes, pilot killed

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo rocket explodes in mid-air during a test flight above the Mojave Desert in California. Photograph: Kenneth Brown/Reuters One pilot died and another suffered a......

Kalam meets India's would-be first space tourist

Film your experiences in outer space and show them to children to create awareness -- this was President A P J Abdul Kalam's advice to "travel freak" Santosh George, set to become India's first......

Keralite set to be India's first space tourist

Taking tourism to greater heights, Santosh George Kulangara, a Keralite, is all set to become the first Indian space tourist. Santosh, the Managing Director of Labour India Publications, and......

Stephen Hawking plans a space journey

The world's best-known scientist Stephen Hawking is planning a space flight. "This year I'm planning a zero-gravity flight and to go into space in 2009," Hawking, who celebrates his 65th birthday......

Indian finalises tourist spacecraft design

Dr Chirinjeev Kathuria's dream of tourist flights to space crossed another milestone this month when his company PlanetSpace finally picked a design for an eight-person orbital fly back spacecraft.......

IMAGES: The place where space tourism dreams turn real

Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Virgin Galactic The recent crash of the Virgin Galactic’s space plane raised many questions on the future of space tourism. This, however, did not deter the......

Will Virgin Galactic's crash end space tourism?

The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s first spaceship, but aspiring space......

On board Richard Branson's SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, announced "LauncherOne", a new air-launched rocket specifically designed to deliver small satellites into orbit. Click NEXT to read...

Images: Virgin SpaceShip2 makes first test flight!

The world is another step closer to space tourism now. You can book your place in space and join around 370 Virgin Galactic astronauts who will venture into space, soon. Tickets cost $200,000 and......

Why Bharti bought stakes in Internet firm OneWeb

Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman, Bharti Enterprises talks about his group’s involvement along with other global majors for offering affordable Internet across the world through a satellite......

Kate Winslet and hubby Ned Rocknroll name son Bear

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here!Kate Winslet and husband Ned Rocknroll have named their baby boy Bear, a spokesperson for the couple has confirmed.......

Virgin Group to sponsor Brawn GP team

British entrepreneur Richard Branson's Virgin Group has agreed a substantial sponsorship deal with the new Brawn GP team, both sides announced at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday. Branson told......
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