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To: SI Ron (Hall Monitor) who wrote (8264)5/14/2012 12:10:11 PM
From: Neeka
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Just an incredible story!

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To: Stan who wrote (8265)5/14/2012 1:38:05 PM
From: SI Ron (Hall Monitor)
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I was not aware that the winner of Britain's Got Talent was also being sent into space on Virgin Galactic, Sir Richard Branson's space get away service. But it looks like Ashleigh the winner, turned the offer down and wants to give it to Johnathon who is a big Star Trek fan, but they say their is no room in the ship for Johnathon, I guess his weight 280 pounds.

See:

BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT 2012: ROCKET HAS NO SPACE FOR JONATHAN ANTOINE
dailystar.co.uk


About Virgin Galactic:
virgingalactic.com


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From: SI Ron (Hall Monitor)5/14/2012 3:05:41 PM
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Animation of Virgin Galactic Space Ship:




After 2 successful launches into space with SpaceShip One (Burt Rutan's invention), the proto-type and winning the X-Prize, this new ship will be larger and hold 6 passengers. They estimate 2 flights a day, at 200,000 dollars per passenger.

They have been testing for years and are close to sending passengers into space.

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To: SI Ron (Hall Monitor) who wrote (8267)5/14/2012 3:57:27 PM
From: Stan
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Jon will be able to afford his own way into space. <g>

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To: Stan who wrote (8269)5/14/2012 4:36:49 PM
From: SI Ron (Hall Monitor)
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I think it has to do with the seats and setting arrangement in the fuselage of the spacecraft. I think hes too big for the seat:


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To: SI Ron (Hall Monitor) who wrote (8270)5/14/2012 9:25:37 PM
From: Stan
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I know, I meant he'll be able to buy his own spaceship. <g>

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To: Stan who wrote (8271)5/14/2012 9:31:54 PM
From: SI Ron (Hall Monitor)
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Never know : ))) Luciano Pavarotti's fee per performance was 160,000 thousand US dollars, thats a large chunk of money for a 2-3 hour concert. His estimated net worth was 514,000,000 million dollars. Not sure what year they calculated that.

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To: SI Ron (Hall Monitor) who wrote (8272)5/14/2012 10:35:43 PM
From: Stan
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His raw talent is amazing now, what'll it be once it's matured? I'll be looking for his first album.

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From: Carolyn5/15/2012 9:53:08 AM
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Wind map

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From: SI Ron (Hall Monitor)5/16/2012 12:51:22 PM
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The best ad I have seen:


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