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                    [Title] => Party time: Champagne and celebrities mark Branson's space flight
                    [Summary] => The eccentric septuagenarian founder of Virgin Galactic arrived before dawn at Spaceport America, built in large part at his initiative, in the US state of New Mexico.
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                    [Title] => Room with a view: Virgin Galactic gives peek at spacecraft cabin
                    [Summary] => The travelers can unbuckle their seatbelts and float. Portholes in the ceiling will give them a spectacular view of the blue planet standing out against a jet black sky.
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                    [Title] => Virgin Galactic gets back on track toward space tourism
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Virgin Galactic had proclaimed 2015 was finally going to be the year. That was until the company's rocket-powered spacecraft broke apart over California's Mojave Desert during a test flight last fall.

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They still don't know why the craft prematurely shifted its shape prior to the deadly crash.

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A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere broke up during a test flight over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.

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A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded after taking off on a test flight in Southern California's Mojave Desert, a witness said Friday.

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An Arizona company said Tuesday it has successfully completed the first small-scale test flight of a high-altitude balloon and capsule being developed to let tourists float 20 miles (32 kilometers) above the earth.

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The latest space tourism venture depends more on hot air than rocket science.

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James Cameron has lowered himself to the bottom of the ocean floor.

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Six weeks before my first airplane flight in July of 1967, I already had sleepless nights — not because of worry or stress but because of sheer excitement.

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