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Paul Allen, chairman of Charter Communication and co-founder of Microsoft, looks towards the ANSARI X PRIZE trophy during a ceremony in St. Louis awarding the $10 million prize to Scaled Composites, LLC, creators of SpaceShipOne, on Nov. 6, 2004. (credit: Stephanie S. Cordle/Getty Images)

Microsoft Co-Founder To Build Giant Plane To Launch People, Cargo Into Space

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan say they are building a giant airplane and spaceship to zip people and cargo into orbit.

12/13/2011

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Best of This Weekend September 2 – 5

Staying in town this weekend? If you’re not heading to Seattle for Bumbershoot, there are still lots of choices. Whether it’s going on a run, sipping a beer, watching vintage aircraft or taking your kids to the circus, there’s something happening for the whole family.

08/31/2011

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Best of Arlington Fly-In July 6 -10

Pilots, aviation buffs and kids alike, will be descending on Arlington, WA this week for their annual Fly-In. It’s a great time for learning about airplanes, going on rides, flying model airplanes and watching incredible air show stunts.

07/03/2011

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