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A cockpit design that made it possible for one human error to result in a catastrophic crash was mainly to blame for the destruction of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo last October, which resulted in the death of the co-pilot and injury to the pilot, the NTSB concluded on Tuesday. The board also spent some time discussing whether the co-pilot's action, in prematurely unlocking the tail, was part of the probable cause or not. After a half-hour break, the board proposed a revised probable cause, which noted that the co-pilot's action initiated the break-up.

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Aveva would receive Schneider Electric’s industrial software business and cash for a 53.5 percent stake in the British engineering company.

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Pharmaceuticals: $40.5 billion deal will create a top-10 drugmaker

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Practical measures to aid landslip prevention and enhance track stability are among the improvements pinpointed by recent research that will mean rail passengers face fewer speed restrictions, delays and cancellations in future – and will help the UK rail industry achieve multi-million-pound savings.

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