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.


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Out of This World – Contest Could Send You on a SpaceFlight

In celebration of its “Next Fifty”, the Space Needle is offering you a chance to win a suborbital space flight and other great prizes in a Space Race 2012 Sweepstakes!



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