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Reckon ‘em new Russian engines are better’n ‘em old Soviet-era ones.
Now, wait for confirmation of a good orbit, then it’s off for some pizza an’ beer.
(What? Well, because it’s nice to think folks might better appreciate all the money and effort that went into displaying that little blip on their car’s GPS screen or landing in the fog on the way to Grandma’s … or guiding ordnance into some scumbag’s bomb factory.)
Vrigin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane exploded and crashed during a test flight on Friday, killing one crew member and seriously injuring another …. [more]