DUBAI—Space tourists could lift off from a spaceport in the United Arab Emirates under an agreement between the pioneering commercial space operator and the UAE. Although Virgin Galactic, the Spaceship Company (TSC)  and the UAE Space Agency signed an agreement only last March to explore a local spaceport and operation of a SpaceShipTwo and carrier aircraft vehicle pair from the UAE, the Emirate’s investment in Virgin goes back many years. The latest agreement also covers ...


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