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Virgin Galactic Ltd.

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    March 20, 2012

    Ashton Kutcher's Going To Space. Sadly, He's Not Staying

    ‚ÄčThere's good news and bad news: Fact-phobic Dude, Where's My Car star Ashton Kutcher is heading to space. Unfortunately, he's not staying.On his blog yesterday, Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Group, announced that Kutcher would be the 500th person to get shot into space on Virgin Gal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2011

    Jeff Bezos' Spaceship Loses Control, is Destroyed

    via Blue Origin​A spacecraft funded by Amazon head Jeff Bezos lost control during a test flight and was destroyed, the Wall Street Journal reports. Blue Origin, a commercial space company Bezos funds, is believed to have launched and lost the unmanned craft on August 24th. In a letter written ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Virgin Galactic is Accepting Applications for Astronauts; We Applied

    ​On the Virgin careers website, Virgin Galactic has posted a want ad for Astronauts. They have three positions to fill, and we have sent in our application for consideration. They informed us via auto-reply email that if they feel we are an appropriate candidate, we will be asked to interview. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Government Shutdown Totally Messin' With Space Shuttle Launch

    ​The government will possibly shutdown tonight at midnight, and you've surely read about how this will affect your life. Tax refunds may be delayed, which is annoying, but the IRS is good for it, right? National parks will close, but everyone knows Yosemite doesn't get poppin' till late May. M ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    SWELLS! ATTACK!: Steven Wells's First and Last Column for Sound of the City

    About a year and a half ago, a pitch fell into my lap from Steven Wells, the infamous NME writer who'd been highly praised and enthusiastically recommended by a determined string of collegial forwards. ("Crazy, brilliant Brit," went one such thumbs-up.) Wells wanted to write a column for this blog j ... More >>

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