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Robert Pearlman

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From: Houston, TX
Registered: Nov 1999

posted 12-21-2004 11:19 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Robert Pearlman   Click Here to Email Robert Pearlman     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
A commercial for next week's The Rebel Billionaire on FOX shows clips of SpaceShipOne interspersed among shots of the contestants weightless aboard Zero-G Corps' 727. They hype the danger of the flight ("She wants us to take the plane down!") though speaking as someone who got good and sick on a Russian Vomit Comet (excuse me, Weightless Wonder) flight, they are all wimps if they can't live with the discomfort and still remember the experience as one of the best they ever lived through.

Given the format of past episodes, there should be shots of Branson talking about his planned VSS fleet as well.


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From: Huntsville, AL, USA
Registered: Jun 2003

posted 12-29-2004 10:47 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for DavidH   Click Here to Email DavidH     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
So did anybody watch this?

"America's challenge of today has forged man's destiny of tomorrow." - Commander Eugene Cernan, Apollo 17 Mission, 11 December 1972


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From: Virginia
Registered: Apr 2002

posted 12-29-2004 11:37 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mensax   Click Here to Email mensax     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
"... they are all wimps if they can't live with the discomfort..."

Well, it's official folks... Robert is now a cow punchin' Texan!


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