It’s been a good week for space travel. Just last night, SpaceX unveiled the Dragon V2 — their very first spacecraft capable for carrying astronauts to the stars. Virgin Galactic — as in, the ... more 
It’s been a good week for space travel. Just last night, SpaceX unveiled the Dragon V2 — their very first spacecraft capable for carrying astronauts to the stars. Virgin Galactic — as in, the space travel arm of Richard Branson’s many-tentacled Virgin empire — has signed an agreement with the FAA that’ll eventually allow them to launch commercial passenger spaceflights from US soil. Virgin’s spacecraft, the SpaceShip Two, has a max altitude of 68 miles above the earth’s surface. less 
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Fri, May 30, 2014 9:00 PM EDT