Friday, 9 September 2016

Virgin Galactic airborne after two year hiatus

Virgin Galactic returned to flight status today as SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity took to the skies over Mojave, California. Though a full crew was in the cockpit, this was a captive-carry test flight, where the passenger-carrying spacecraft remained firmly attached to the WhiteKnightTwo mothership, VMS Eve. According to Virgin Galactic, the paired planes reached an altitude of over 50,000 ft during the 3 hour and 43 minute test flight.

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