Google Wants a Piece of Virgin

Another space announcement from Google and Virgin Galactic last week took many folks by surprise.  Google is supposed to be in talks with Virgin Galactic, and supposedly wants to buy a small stake in the sub-orbital flight company.  One telltale sign of the seriousness of the talks is the companies have signed up and registered […]

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Too much XS–in government space

Every now and then, an article, like this one posted in USA Today, shows up.  The gist of the article is:  the Pentagon is looking for a “cheap” way to get satellites into space.  In this particular case they’re looking at a “space plane” called XS-1. We’ve heard this before, with pretty much the same […]

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