jacobin777
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Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flight"

Tue Sep 28, 2004 12:36 am

haha.....did anyone see that on CNBC T.V.??? Shows Richard Branson in a partial space suit...being launched by Branson and Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen...

the "Virgin' space ship was funny.....with the "Virgin" logo on each "wing"!!!
"Up the Irons!"
 
GC
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RE: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flig

Tue Sep 28, 2004 12:41 am

He can't even operate the new train service from London to Glasgow. How's he going to manage space!
 
lapper
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RE: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flight"

Tue Sep 28, 2004 12:45 am

I think SRB's finally lost the plot!
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3693518.stm

In his defence, the problems of operating the train service aren't his fault. Years of underspending on the railways by successive governments and poor infrastructure have left it what it is. He;s trying to get it improved, with new trains and having the line upgraded.
 
frontiers4ever
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RE: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flight"

Tue Sep 28, 2004 1:11 am

Here's another link from Yahoo. Space Tourism, it looks like it will be interesting. Well the few minutes it lasts

http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=570&u=/nm/20040927/sc_nm/airlines_virgin_dc_2&printer=1

-Frontiers4ever
Until you prove, your right, your wrong
 
jacobin777
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RE: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flight"

Tue Sep 28, 2004 3:39 am

Just watched a tidbit interview with Branson on CNBC...price is $150,000 right now, but if he can get the a good amount of people who theoretically want to go, then prices should go down.....

he was mentioning going to the moon....!!!
"Up the Irons!"
 
ACES320
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RE: Branson And Allen To Launch "Virgin Space Flight"

Tue Sep 28, 2004 3:44 am

Those who laugh today may be will shut their mouth up tomorrow and consent.
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