Space tourism: Virgin space plane set for first crewed flight

Space tourism: Virgin space plane set for first crewed flight
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Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic embarks on the first crewed flight of its rocket-powered tourist plane.

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BBC.co.uk | 23. 06. 2022 16:22:18 | Science

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BBC.co.uk | 22. 06. 2022 17:13:48 | Science

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