Tuesday, 6 December 2016
Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity glides in for first free flight
Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity took to the sky's today on its first free flight. The company says the suborbital passenger spacecraft was dropped by the WhiteKnightTwo mothership at the Virgin Galactic test site over the Mojave Desert during one hour 20 minute flight that included a ten minute, unpowered free flight to test the craft's systems and collect telemetry data.
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