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Virgin Galactic

Discussion in 'SpaceX' started by doug, Dec 2, 2009.

  1. AnOutsider

    AnOutsider S532 # XS27

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    interesting comment:

    I, too, would love to go up though
     
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    I'd pay $200 for a 1 in 1000 chance.
     
  3. Iz

    Iz EVs are here to stay

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    It's been 40 years since the moon landing. I thought by now we would have landed humans on mars and perhaps the moons of Jupiter and Saturn. Where is that FTL drive?
     
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    Nik Dreaming no more :-(

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    If you can get 6000 people to pay $200 for a 1 in 1200 chance then you can go for free ;-)

    Hold on, that's my idea. It's a secret and you're not to tell anyone.
     
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    rolosrevenge Dr. EVS

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    I asked Charles Simonyi the same question when I met him at a presentation at UW. He said basically the same thing. Plus he was somewhat concerned about the reliability of the craft.
     
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    It was amazing how well (smoothly) the telescopic camera was able to track it.
     
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    Virgin Galactic 2 - Test flight video

    Didn't see this posted but it's pretty cool. I'd consider booking a ticket but the risk of being seated next to Justin Bieber is just too great....

     
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    I love the long shot from White Knight 2 of the engine burn. It gives you a small sense of the speed the craft is achieving. Thanks for posting.
     

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