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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......

Bitcoin fails to gain currency with RBI

The central bank raises red flag, warns of potential risk. Virgin group chief Richard Branson has started accepting these and US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke says these hold long-term......

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......

  People speak for virgin galactic

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Q. Who is the first possible future Indian space tourist and has been confirmed along with 37 others for space-tour operator Virgin Galactics 2009 spaceflight. ?
:  A. Me ANand Agarwal more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-is-the-first-possible-future-indian-space-tourist-and-ha//answers/15449038

Abhijeet Chavan
Q. Google founder going to space.. what a progress na?
Abhijeet Chavan:  A. Progress? Maybe but not new at all. It's called space tourism and as per Wikipedia there has been so far 5 space tourists flown to and from the...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/google-founder-going-to-space..-what-a-progress-na/15427641/answers/9486710

flop man
Q. Who owns the space tourism company Virgin Galactic
Flop Man:  A. Richard Branson more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-owns-the-space-tourism-company-virgin-galactic/9486291/answers/6143364

ANURADHA PATHAKJ
Q. How much Virgin Galactics charging for space flights?
ANURADHA PATHAKJ:  A. US$200,000 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-much-virgin-galactics-charging-for-space-flights/6143349/answers/4392431

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November 2014

Nov. 1 — Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson vows to find out what caused the crash of his experimental space tourism rocket in the U.S.,... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/November-2014/2014/12/25/article2588132.ece
Council President Aliu Leads ICAO 2014 Sub Orbital Space and Remotely Piloted Aircraft System Fact-Finding Mission

The Council President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu, led a special high-level and... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/council-president-aliu-leads-icao-2014-sub-orbital-space-remotely-piloted-aircraft-system-fact-finding-mission/
Viacom releases annual Viacommunity social responsibility report

BENGALURU: Viacom Inc (Viacom) today released its annual corporate social responsibility report, Viacommunity 2014 Review: Impact Creating Value.... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/gecs/viacom-releases-annual-viacommunity-social-responsibility-report-141216
Aviation's white-knuckle year closes with flying colours

KUALA LUMPUR: If you weren't already nervous about flying, that may have changed in 2014, a year that stirred our deepest fears about modern jet... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/aviations-white-knuckle-year-closes-with-flying-colours/articleshow/45518840.cms
Richard Branson shelves plan to explore …

Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Richard Branson has put an end to his plan to explore world's deepest oceans after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/richard-branson-shelves-plan-explore-worlds-deepest-oceans-074111753.html

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