Monday, July 28, 2008

Unveiling the WhiteKnightTwo

The WhiteKnightTwo, mothership for the space tourist carrier SpaceShipTwo, was unveiled by designer Burt Rutan and backer Richard Branson. The futuristic four-engine, twin-fuselage jet will start flight tests later this year. SOme 250 people have put down deposits on a $200,000 suborbital ride to space.
Notable on the linked page is a link to a blog post labeled "Richard Branson Unveils Cool New Way to Die."

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