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The Airbus Megamerger Faces Several Huge Obstacles

[credit provider=”WikiMedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1er_vol_de_l%27_A380.jpg”] The possible merger of EADS, the parent company of European aerospace giant Airbus, and BAE systems, one of the world’s biggest defence contractors would create the world’s largest aerospace and defence group.  Their combined sales were $96 billion last year, compared to Boeing’s $76 billion. 
The Airbus Megamerger Faces Several Huge Obstacles
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Russian Space Agency Workers Just Got Banned From Leaving The Country

[credit provider=”Associated Press”] Workers at Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, will be banned from vacationing outside the country for fear that they are privy to sensitive information, reports Izvestia. Employees at the agency with specialised knowledge of Russian rockets will be unable to escape the brutal Russian winter by fleeing elsewhere. Additionally, […]
Russian Space Agency Workers Just Got Banned From Leaving The Country
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In Latvia, You Can Now Buy A Car At 30,000 Feet

[credit provider=”Flickr/Jarrett Campbell” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/wjarrettc/4241228249/”] Latvian airline airBaltic will have a new addition to its in-flight shopping options by allowing passengers to buy a car onboard its flights, reported AFP. The car, a Mini Cooper R56, will come with a special airBaltic paint job. The airline is the first to sell cars […]
In Latvia, You Can Now Buy A Car At 30,000 Feet
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PHOTOS: These Are The Crazy Plans For A New Georgian Airport

[credit provider=”UNStudio” url=”http://www.unstudio.com/projects/kutaisi-airport”] Dutch architect firm UNStudio has come up with this audacious yet refined design for a new airport in Kutaisi, Georgia.The plans consist of a 4,000-square-meter departure hall complimented by a 55-meter-high control tower. Both incorporate a futuristic and original design.
PHOTOS: These Are The Crazy Plans For A New Georgian Airport
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Next Year, A German Firm Will Begin Offering Space Travel Insurance

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8e/Virgin_Galactic_Scaled_Composites_348_White_Knight_2_Ryabtsev.jpg/500px-Virgin_Galactic_Scaled_Composites_348_White_Knight_2_Ryabtsev.jpg”] German insurance giant, Allianz, will start offering space travel insurance at the beginning of next year to coincide with the advent of commercial space travel, reports Reuters.Policies are likely to start at $700 but deluxe policies could be had for as much as $10,000. That may […]
Next Year, A German Firm Will Begin Offering Space Travel Insurance
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