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Richard Branson Claims Virgin Galactic Will Be in Space “Within Weeks”

Discover Magazine - Wed 10 Oct 18

According to Sir Richard Branson, founder of the space tourism company Virgin Galactic, their latest spaceplane, SpaceShipTwo, will be in space in a matter of weeks. “We should be in space ...

Richard Branson claims Virgin Galactic will be in space “within weeks”, Astronomy.com - Wed 10 Oct 18

Are Virgin Galactic and Richard Branson really going to space soon?

Newscientist - Wed 10 Oct 18

Richard Branson has said that his space flight company, Virgin Galactic, will go to space “within weeks”. Here’s what you need to know about his claims

Virgin Galactic is weeks away from reaching space, Richard Branson says

The Washington Post - Tue 9 Oct 18

A few months after another successful test flight over the Mojave Desert, billionaire Richard Branson says his space company, Virgin Galactic, might be out among the stars in a matter of weeks.

Branson says Virgin Galactic to launch space flight 'within weeks'

Phys.org - Tue 9 Oct 18

British entrepreneur Richard Branson said he expects his Virgin Galactic company to conduct its first space flight "within weeks, not months" in comments broadcast Tuesday.

Jeff Bezos predicts there will soon be a TRILLION humans living on other planets

Daily Mail - Mon 15 Oct 18

'We are starting to bump up against the absolute true fact that Earth is finite' Blue Origin founder and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said at the Wired 25th anniversary summit in San Francisco. ...

Jeff Bezos confirms Blue Origin trips in six person capsule will be completely automated

Daily Mail - Mon 15 Oct 18

Speaking at the Wired25 Conference in San Francisco, the secretive Amazon founder revealed what travelling onboard the trips will really be like.

Jeff Bezos plans to spend 'a little more' than a billion on Blue Origin next year - CNET

CNET - Mon 15 Oct 18

The Amazon CEO, speaking Monday during a Wired conference in San Francisco, previously invested $1 billion a year in the space company.

Virgin Galactic ‘Weeks’ Away From Space Flight

Geek.com - Wed 10 Oct 18

Virgin Galactic is “more than tantalizingly close” to leaving Earth’s atmosphere, according to Richard Branson. “We should be in space within weeks, not months,” ...

Richard Branson issues stark warning to rival Elon Musk

Daily Mail - Wed 10 Oct 18

The British billionaire said Musk's late-night tweets - which have landed him in hot water a number of times this year - are a 'flaw' he needs to overcome.

Virgin Galactic will be in space 'within weeks,' says CEO Richard Branson - CNET

CNET - Wed 10 Oct 18

Sir Richard Branson has been promising an imminent launch for 10 years, but this time he's super serious.

Space tourism may happen sooner than you think

FOXNews - Tue 9 Oct 18

The sky is no longer the limit for a host of entrepreneurs who are vying to offer the first tourist trip into space.

Virgin Galactic to reach space in 'weeks not months'

BBC Technology - Tue 9 Oct 18

Company founder Richard Branson says the company is "tantalisingly close" to its first trip.

Loud booms in California? Don’t worry, it’s just a SpaceX rocket

USA today - Fri 5 Oct 18

The U.S. Air Force just issued a warning to Southern Californians for when SpaceX lands its booster on the ground there for the first time.        

Rocket Report: SpaceX targeted, Chinese rocket scientist goes viral, SLS slips?

Ars Technica - Fri 5 Oct 18

Zhang was "most crucial to the development process," had "irreplaceable" talents.

Pentagon awards over $1Bln for development of new rocket launch systems

SpaceDaily - Thu 11 Oct 18

Washington DC (Sputnik) Oct 11, 2018 The US Department of Defense said in a press release on Wednesday that it has awarded more than $1 billion in contracts for launch system and rocket propulsion ...

United Launch Alliance building rocket of the future with industry-leading strategic partnerships

SpaceDaily - Thu 11 Oct 18

Centennial CO (SPX) Oct 11, 2018 United Launch Alliance's (ULA) next-generation rocket - the Vulcan Centaur - is making strong progress in development and is on track for its initial flight ...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Hypersonic DMRJ Engine

SpaceDaily - Mon 8 Oct 18

Hampton VA (SPX) Oct 09, 2018 Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tested a new dual-mode ramjet/scramjet (DMRJ) engine. When combined with a gas turbine engine as part of a turbine-based combined ...