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Virgin Galactic rocket ship ascends from New Mexico

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A real accomplishment from a capitalist economy. I’m sure the totalitarianist state of China will be copying it soon only to show off, not offer rides to to the highest bidder. If the corporate MSM keeps the constant barrage of “wokism”, then you leftist dreamers should forget about any kind of Star Trek future, as the MSM only serves the rich who only want to keep control. Perfect example is the Asian hate crime bill signed by the ghost President Biden.

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If the corporate MSM keeps the constant barrage of “wokism”, then you leftist dreamers should forget about any kind of Star Trek future, as the MSM only serves the rich who only want to keep control. Perfect example is the Asian hate crime bill signed by the ghost President Biden.

Any thoughts on the rocket ship?

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Any thoughts on the rocket ship?

just in case you missed it

A real accomplishment from a capitalist economy.

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Can’t wait to see the UFC flight planned in space.

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This is small potatoes compared to Stratolaunch, but both spring from the fertile minds at Scaled Composites.

https://www.stratolaunch.com/

I've seen out on the ramp beside their hanger. My wife did her engineering internship working on it. Fascinating airplane. Much of the internal systems, flight control actuators, hydraulic systems, landing gear and such are cannibalized from surplus low hour 747-400s, do so to save money since only one or maybe two of these will ever be made.

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A real accomplishment from a capitalist economy.

You missed a sentence in the article:

"New Mexico taxpayers have invested over $200 million in the Spaceport America hangar and launch facility, near Truth or Consequences, after Branson and then-Gov. Bill Richardson, a Democrat, pitched the plan for the facility, with Virgin Galactic as the anchor tenant."

I'd call it corporate socialism. What would Branson be doing if the taxpayers of New Mexico didn't throw all their hard earned his way? Just asking ........

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