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Submission + - Virgin Galactic Spaceship 2 Crashes

Fallen Kell writes: According to www.nbcnews.com, "Virgin Galactic said its SpaceShipTwo rocket plane suffered an 'in-flight anomaly' during a powered test flight on Friday that resulted in the loss of the aircraft.

'During the test. the vehicle suffered a serious anomaly resulting in the loss of the vehicle,' the company said in a statement. 'The WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft landed safely. Our first concern is the status of the pilots, which is unknown at this time.'"
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Submission + - Space Shuttle Discovery launch cancelled

Fallen Kell writes: Space shuttle Discovery's Wednesday night launch has been cancelled. A possible leak in the external fuel tank was discovered which prompted the cancellation of the launch. CNN reports that the launch may occur on Thursday evening at 8:49pm.

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