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“One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” -Neil Armstrong
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The sky’s the limit One NASA study has found that 1.3 percent of Americans would pay $100,000 to ride into space and that many more would fly at $10,000 a ticket.
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Richard Branson & Burt Rutan October 4, 2004- Virgin Galactic becomes the world’s first commercial space line.
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“We need affordable space travel to inspire our youth, to let them know that they can experience their dreams, can set significant goals and be in a position to lead all of us to future progress in exploration, discovery and fun.” -Burt Rutan
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Virgin Galactic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFGilm8d0Wo
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SpaceShipTwo Suborbital journey Carry six passengers Passenger will experience zero gravity
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SpaceShipTwo: Construction Launched at 50,000 ft Carbon Composite Construction Feathered Re-Entry Hybrid Rocket
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Feathered Re-Entry
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Unformatted text preview: Hybrid Rocket SpaceShipTwo: Construction WhiteKnight Two Roles: Carrying and releasing SpaceShip Two Passenger and pilot training Spaceport America Currently under construction Located in Southern part of New Mexico $200m spaceport Space Tickets The starting price for flights is $200,000 with refundable deposits starting from $20,000. First Flight of SpaceShip Two On March 22, 2011, SpaceShip Two took flight over California Spaceport Scheduled to start next year will be test flights where the hybrid rocket will be ignited Other Space Tourisms Flights could begin as soon as 2015 Would seat up to seven passengers, three of which will be for sale Prices would start at a competitive $40 million. Boeing Soyuz flights charged $40 million for an eight-day round-trip to the ISS. Space Tourismthe pinnacle of exploration...
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2012 for the course 192 220 taught by Professor Barris during the Fall '09 term at Rutgers.

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