Virgin Galactic’s suborbital shuttle: Sydney to London in 4 hours


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Virgin Galactic’s suborbital shuttle: Sydney to London in 4 hours.

I’ve been told that there are engineering reasons why SpaceShipTwo could not make this flight. Nonetheless, the possibility is quite alluring.

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  • Chris L.

    As I recall, the suborbital shuttle was a staple of a lot of science fiction stories back in the day. Of course that was before the “New Wave” writers showed us all what ignorant slobs we were for buying into such things. :)

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