zanl188
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Group Aims For People In Orbit In 2012

Sat Apr 04, 2009 6:26 pm

Anybody ever heard of "Americans in Orbit - 50 years"?

They want to put two people in orbit in a "Gemini IR" boosted by a SpaceX Falcon 9.

The groups website:

http://www.aio50.org/

http://sev.prnewswire.com/aerospace-...se/20090403/DC9424603042009-1.html

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DfwRevolution
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RE: Group Aims For People In Orbit In 2012

Sat Apr 04, 2009 8:45 pm



Quoting ZANL188 (Thread starter):
They want to put two people in orbit in a "Gemini IR" boosted by a SpaceX Falcon 9.

I put a lot more stock in SpaceX' own Dragon vehicle reaching orbit with passengers first..
 
Alessandro
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RE: Group Aims For People In Orbit In 2012

Tue Apr 07, 2009 6:20 am

So how´s their funding like? I doubt that anyone private can get past Scaled experience and funding.
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