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Space vehicle unveiled at EAA

xanthos (73578) writes | about 5 years ago

Space 1

xanthos writes "Sir Richard Branson was at the annual Experimental Aircraft Assoc Fly-in to show off EVE (previously known as White Knight Two), the launch vehicle for Virgin Galactic's commercial space operation. Test flights for SpaceShipTwo are slated for next year with the first paying passenger's going up in 2011.

What surprised me was the following from the article:

"So many people have signed up already, Whitehorn said, that the company has collected $40 million in deposits with orders to build five spaceships to meet the demand."

Will this mean that the $200k price tag may be dropping?"

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nice fleet (1)

ickeicke (927264) | more than 4 years ago | (#28895981)

build five spaceships to meet the demand

A fleet of Virgins, nice.

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