Virgin Galactic To Fly Scientists To Space

Los Angeles CA (SPX) Mar 02, 2011 Virgin Galactic has signed the first commercial contracts to fly scientists into space for the purpose of conducting research experiments. Virgin Galactic’s signed contract with the Southwest Research Institute is the first such agreement to fly scientists into space (over 100 kilometers or 328,000 feet above the Earth), enabling valuable microgravity, biology, climate and astronomy research.

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