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Virgin Galactic Supersonic Craft Makes Second Test Flight

Virgin Galactic Unity

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity winged space plane made its second successful supersonic test flight, the company’s founder, Richard Branson, said Tuesday. The vehicle’s rocket motor burned for 31 seconds as planned during the flight over the Mojave Desert in California, shooting the craft up 114,500 feet at a speed of …

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SpaceX Satellite Launch Delayed

Falcon 9 Rocket

SpaceX Won’t Launch Today Because of High Winds. Hoping to Go Thursday David Royse | LedeTree Elon Musk’s SpaceX said early Wednesday it was postponing a planned launch until at least Thursday because of high winds. The launch will take into orbit satellites that are part of the company’s effort …

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Branson Hopes Supersonic Air Travel to Return Soon

Boom Supersonic Jet

Founder of Virgin Atlantic Airways Richard Branson Hopes Supersonic Jet Travel Will Soon Return David Royse | LedeTree We’re traveling faster on trains. We’re considering hyperloops. But a flight across the country or the Atlantic is basically similar to the same flight a decade or two ago. Branson hopes that’s …

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Falcon Heavy rocket set for launch

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket on Launchpad

SpaceX’s huge Falcon Heavy rocket is set for launch for this week. It will be carrying a Tesla roadster on top, but no humans. Elon Musk admits the thing might blow up. LedeTree Elon Musk’s SpaceX will attempt to blast the world’s most powerful rocket up into space this week, …

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FAA: Super Bowl is a No Drone Zone

No Drone Zone PSA

There will likely be heavy focus on playing well in the red zone. There maybe some zone coverage on defense. And obviously the Eagles and Pats will want to get into the end zone. But at Super Bowl LII, there will be no Drone Zone. David Royse | LedeTree The Federal …

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