Space: The New Vacation Destination

Image Credit: www.virgingalactic.comVirgin Galactic completed its first crewed space flight bringing the company one step closer to actually taking humans up into low space. Just recently they performed a 6 hour full up test of all systems. Originally thought to be this year, flights are supposed to be available in 2011 and some have already purchased tickets. Also, the moon is full this week, but the real viewing action lies with Venus, Mars and Saturn, sliding past each other in the night sky. This is a great time to view these planets.[audio: st20100726.mp3]

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