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Welcome back to The Register's weekly roundup of stories from the world of rockets and orbital shenanigans. Rocket Lab to add another Mission Control and names the next launch date Rocket Lab is to launch a second dedicated mission for the US National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) with a launch window opening on 31 January. The …

  1. iron Silver badge

    Since SS2 doesn't actually cross the Karman line perhaps we could call Virgin's future passengers wannabe astronots?

    1. John Smith 19 Gold badge
      Unhappy

      "we could call Virgin's future passengers wannabe astronots?"

      Sorry, not even that.

      You'd don't get wings for crossing the line.

      You're a "Spaceflight participant."

      People who go to the ISS and spend 18 months preparing to do so are astronauts.

  2. Gordon 10 Silver badge

    Zero G fusck buddy more like

    1. Francis Boyle Silver badge

      But

      you have to admit that's one helluva booty call.

  3. imanidiot Silver badge
    Trollface

    I'm surprised

    I'd have expected there to be way more than 20000 golddiggers reacting to that call. And if any of them object to being called a gold digger, there's the old saying of: "We've already established what you are my dear, now we're just haggling over the price".

  4. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

    VSS Unity

    I swear I read that as "USS Vanity" the first time.

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