PopSci: The jet-and-rocket hybrid for tourists

Your ride to space may not come from a scrappy startup after all. In June, the Astrium division of the behemoth European Aeronautic Defense and Space Company (EADS), after Boeing the largest aerospace company in the world, released its own design for a small tourist spaceship.
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