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Paris (AFP) Feb 8, 2011 European technology firm Astrium is teaming up with US company Alliant to make a “low-cost” space rocket launcher that could one day take tourists into orbit, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. It said the companies plan a 300-foot (91-metre) launcher dubbed “Liberty” to take astronauts and scientific payloads into space for about $180 million (132 million euros) a time, 40 percent

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