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Re: [News] Spaceships Development Adopts the Free Software Model

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 15:38:50 -0500, Tito Benito wrote:

> "Moshe Goldfarb" <brick.n.straw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
> news:sko0xiv39xyx.sj8axo5fo2p$.dlg@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> On Fri, 25 Jan 2008 15:59:45 +0000, Mark Kent wrote:
>>> Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> espoused:
>>>> Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo; Plans open architecture spaceship
>>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>>| Virgin Galactic on Wednesday unveiled designs for SpaceShipTwo and the
>>>>| WhiteKnightTwo, two vehicles that are designed to usher in private
>>>>| spaceflight. The technology behind the system will have an open
>>>>| architecture ?like Linux,? said officials.
>>>> `----
>>>> http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=7678
>>> Hmm, maybe I'll get into space before I die...  maybe Arthur Clarke
>>> will?
>> I'll put up $1,000.00 if it's a one way trip to Uranus, or Roy's. Doesn't
>> matter.
> Their hatred and spite will prevent them from ever going up in space.
> http://www.luxurytravelmagazine.co.uk/Profiles/Article/777787/serge-dive-interviews-carolyn-wincer-head-astronaut-sales-virgin-galactic/
> [quote]
> Serge Dive Interviews: Carolyn Wincer, Head of Astronaut Sales, Virgin 
> Galactic
> 17-Jan-08
> Sir Richard Branson always fantasised about space travel. So when Dr Peter 
> Diamandis dreamt up the $10m (£4.8m) Ansari X-Prize - the inspiration for 
> private space travel - aerospace engineer Burt Rutan, Microsoft co-founder 
> Paul Allen and Branson teamed up. In June 2004, SpaceShipOne successfully 
> completed her first test flight.
> [-quote]

Neither one of them, Roy Schestowitz or Mark Kent, would pass the battery
of psychological tests required.
They are both unstable.

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