31 Jan '11, 1am

Bored with air travel? How about going to space? A French company wants to make Singapore a launchpad for space flights

Bored with air travel? How about going to space? A French company wants to make Singapore a launchpad for space flights

European Aeronautic Defence and Space (Eads), a leading defence and military contractor, is working on the ambitious plan, which it hopes will eventually rival British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, which is to launch the world's first commercial space flight this year.

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