Space Tourism

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First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

UAE's role in the new space race

In November last year, the skies around the Yasny launch base in the Russian province of Orenburg lit up as a Dnepr-1 rocket lifted off. Included on that rocket’s payload was DubaiSat-2, an advanced electro-optical Earth observation satellite. Ever since ... [Published Arabian Business - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

UAE "will play a role" in global space race

Legendary US astronaut Buzz Aldrin has heralded the potential role of the UAE in the commercial development of space in a keynote address at the Second Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi.Aldrin, who was one of the first men to walk on the moon during ... [Published ACQ Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

The future of virtual reality: Will we soon be travelling inside our heads?

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Planes, Trains and ...... Spacecraft?

At one time only a select few people had the privilege of going into space.  It required extensive training and you had to be either an astronaut or a cosmonaut.  In the years following that, the Russian Government sought to capture more revenue and allowed ... [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on two-day visit to Russian Federation

Maha SiddiquiNew Delhi, April 17, 2014 | UPDATED 01:18 ISTMrs. Sujatha Singh, Foreign Secretary of India is on a bilateral official visit to Moscow on 15-17 April 2014.  She co-chaired the India-Russia Foreign Office Consultations (FoCs) with her counterparts, ... [Published India Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unveil High-Tech Car

Land Rover's Discovery Vision Concept vehicle is being called by the company the "SUV of the future."Image: Mashable, Will Fenstermaker Land Rover and Virgin Galactic[1] announced a partnership on Monday that will integrate the luxury automaker's current ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Keeping State Competitive in Aerospace Flies Through Senate

) A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that ensures California remains a competitive environment for an emerging multibillion-dollar industry passed the Senate Appropriations Committee with unanimous support recently and won Senate approval ... [Published California Chamber of Commerce - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Are Robonauts Better Than Astronauts?

One of the biggest problems with sending humans into space is that they're needy. Their frail bodies have a hard time living in zero gravity and require years of training and specialization just to go up into space. What if instead we could send robots? ... [Published Big Think - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unveil High-Tech Car

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic announced a partnership on Monday that will integrate the luxury automaker's current line of vehicles with the latter's space tourism efforts. The pairing of the transport companies means that Land Rover will ... [Published Mashable! - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Putin's spokesman says claims about Russian military presence in east Ukraine absurd

Accession of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia Minister charts Crimea potential for hydrocarbon richesUkraine on political crossroads Russian Defense Ministry suspends handover of armaments and military hardware to UkraineRussia-Crimea reunification: ... [Published Itar Tass - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

In focus: The future of travel

- Virgin.comSorry, we don't look so hot in this browser. If you want to see us at our very best then how about upgrading? We're worth it…Here are the instructions how to upgrade your web browser .If you're using Internet Explorer, 'compatibility mode' ... [Published Virgin Group - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Presidents of Russia and China to meet several times this year — Lavrov

Accession of Crimea and Sevastopol to Russia Putin signs order appointing Aksyonov interim head of CrimeaUkraine on political crossroads Blood shed in Ukraine again in presentiment of civil war — MedvedevRussia-Crimea reunification: sanctions and ... [Published Itar Tass - Apr 15 2014]

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...tension in Ukraine caused by pro-Russian separatists, India Wednesday urged for restraint and for a political and diplomatic solution that would "safeguard the legitimate interests of all sections of Ukraine's population" and countries in the region
"We could be doing micro satellite deployment, zero gravity experiments, space tourism, vehicle assembly; the vision is to become a focal point of aerospace aviation" Arturo Machuca, manager for the spaceport project said
...you saw the movie Surrogates you said, 'Well, that’s sciencescience fiction' when Bruce Willis has a mechanical robot who is perfect," says Kaku. "This sounds like science fiction, right?  Or the movie Avatar where again you’re put inside a pod and you control an alien being on another planet breathing poisonous air.  Is that possible?  The answer is definitely yes.  In Japan, scientists at Honda Corporation have made a robot called ASIMO. It’s one of the most advanced robots ever made."
...more than 65 years, are attributes which also lie at the heart of Virgin Galactic," said Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson in a statement. " We look forward to crossing the final frontier together, and to a long and fruitful partnership ."

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Company wants to launch Arizona residents to th... [Published East Valley Tribune - 18 hours ago]
Writer’s Block: Companies seeking to privatize ... [Published Coon Rapids Herald - Apr 18 2014]
UAE's role in the new space race [Published Arabian Business - Apr 18 2014]
UAE "will play a role" in global space race [Published ACQ Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
Virgin Galactic Is Going to Be Social Media on ... [Published Adweek Online - Apr 17 2014]
The future of virtual reality: Will we soon be ... [Published Virgin Group - Apr 17 2014]
Planes, Trains and ...... Spacecraft? [Published JD Supra - Apr 17 2014]
Land Rover takes wraps off Discovery Vision con... [Published Gizmag - Apr 17 2014]
Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on two-day visi... [Published India Today - Apr 16 2014]
Windows Phones Are Everywhere! [Published Redmond Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
India calls for safeguarding interests of Ukrai... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 16 2014]
Houston Spaceport, Still in Planning Stages, Ha... [Published Houston Press - Apr 16 2014]
India asks all sides exercise restraint in Ukraine [Published Business Standard India - Apr 16 2014]
Bill Keeping State Competitive in Aerospace Fli... [Published California Chamber of Commerce - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover’s New Discovery Concept Car Has Gest... [Published Gizmodo UK - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unve... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 16 2014]
Are Robonauts Better Than Astronauts? [Published Big Think - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unve... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unve... [Published Mashable - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unve... [Published Mashable! - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover Virgin Galactic create space-age SUV [Published Big News Network - Apr 15 2014]
Land Rover heads to space with Virgin Galactic ... [Published USA Today - Apr 15 2014]
Putin's spokesman says claims about Russian mil... [Published Itar Tass - Apr 15 2014]
In focus: The future of travel [Published Virgin Group - Apr 15 2014]
Presidents of Russia and China to meet several ... [Published Itar Tass - Apr 15 2014]
Land Rover announces partnership with Virgin Ga... [Published AutoExpress - Apr 15 2014]
Virgin Australia to go to infinity and beyond [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Apr 15 2014]
Six companies Elon Musk's SpaceX should be keep... [Published Management Today Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Texas developing space ports in Midland and sou... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 14 2014]
China takes interest in alternative energy proj... [Published Itar Tass - Apr 14 2014]
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Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unve... [Published Mashable! - Apr 16 2014]
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic announced a partnership on Monday that will integrate the luxury automaker's current line of vehicles with the latter's space tourism efforts. The pairing of the transport companies means that Land Rover will ...
Zero-gee cocktail robotics [Published Boing Boing - Apr 12 2014]
Samuel writes, "At Yuri's Night World Space Party in Los Angeles on April 11th 2014, my team and I will be announcing the Zero Gravity Cocktail Project. It's been nearly ten years in the making, and we still have a ways to go, but we have 3D printed ...
What Will Travel Look Like in 2024? [Published Mashable! - Apr 09 2014]
Space tourism isn’t quite a reality yet , but travel technology has still come a long way from where it was a few decades ago GPS is a big improvement on the paper map, a majority of all travel reservations are made online, and wearables are ...
Private Space Flight Is Worth the Risk, Experts... [Published Mashable! - Mar 26 2014]
NEW YORK — Space tourism and commercial space mining projects are ushering in a new era of human spaceflight, but the success of private spaceflight will depend on ensuring safety and reducing the cost, experts say. Spaceflight companies such ...
9 Feature Stories We're Reading This Week [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Mar 23 2014]
This week for BuzzReads, Joshua Wheeler heads to the tiny town of Truth or Consequences, New Mexican to investigate the future of space tourism. Read that and these other stories from around BuzzFeed and the web. Failure To Launch: How New Mexico Is ...
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