Virgin Galactic's Attenborough Promotes Space Tourism Benefits to British Midlands

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**Virgin’s Space Tourism Brings New Opportunities for Aerospace Firms** _Birmingham Post_

_Richard Branson’s plans to make space tourism a commercial reality could open up a new industry for West Midland aerospace firms, according to a senior figure at Virgin Galactic.

Mr [Stephen] Attenborough said although the technology being developed to take passengers into space is American, aerospace firms all over the world could eventually tap into the opportunities it opens up._

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