Proton flew too heavy; Space tourism review

Proton failed because it drank too much before flying: Proton To Return to Flight in December – SpaceNews.com. === An overview of suborbital space tourism development with a focus mostly on Virgin Galactic: Technologies rapidly being developed to put space tourism within reach – Engineering News (South Africa)

Update: This article says 389 people have now placed deposits for VG flights. I assume such a specific number must have come from VG: Seven Calgarians sign up for Galactic flights: Out-Of-This World Adventure – Calgary Herald (via spacetoday.net).

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