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UAE firm offering contest winner trip on Virgin Galactic

jet1April 21, 2014 – One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.


April 21, 2014
By The Associated Press.
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April 21, 2014 – One lucky citizen of the oil-rich United Arab Emirates could soon get the chance to be rocketed into space.

Government-backed Aabar Investments on Sunday announced the start of a competition to award an Emirati a free spot aboard Virgin Galactic's spaceship when it begins ferrying space tourists briefly into space.

The UAE is a seven-state federation that includes Dubai and the federal capital Abu Dhabi. | READ MORE

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