SPACE The FAA’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation at the FAA granted Virgin Galactic an operator license for its SpaceShipTwo air-launched spaceplane, allowing the company to resume flight tests aimed at suborbital tourist and research flights with a replacement for the vehicle destroyed in a fatal 2014 crash. The FAA also gave Moon Express a one-time clearance to proceed with plans to send a robotic lander to the surface of the Moon in 2017.  South Korea has selected ...

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