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After a remarkable resurrection, Firefly may reach space in 2019

Enlarge / Testing a turbopump as the sun sets in Central Texas. (credit: Firefly) CEDAR PARK, Texas—Some four centuries ago, the sultan of the Ottoman Empire wearied of his bothersome neighbors in Eastern Europe. So Mehmed the Hunter, an Islamic holy warrior who reigned for four decades, wrote to the piratical Cossacks living in what is modern Ukraine and demanded ...

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