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Investigators in Virgin Galactic Crash Focus on Tail Booms

First, a lever would be switched to unlock the tail booms, then a handle would be moved to feather the booms. Continue reading

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Aerospace Valley at Mojave Air & Space Port With AVBOT

So what is possible in the next 100 years of endo- and exo-atmospheric flight? Two months ago I testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Space. Congress continues to ask, “Why is space important?” No doubt Congress in 1914 asked the same question about air travel. History has proven that Congress can be a bit shortsighted. Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Spacecraft Makes Highest Supersonic Test Flight Yet

Virgin Galactic’s private reusable space plane reached new heights today (Jan. 10), setting a company altitude record in its third-ever supersonic flight test. Continue reading

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29.04.13 VIRGIN GALACTIC BREAKS SPEED OF SOUND IN FIRST ROCKET-POWERED FLIGHT OF SPACESHIPTWO

29.04.13 VIRGIN GALACTIC BREAKS SPEED OF SOUND IN FIRST ROCKET-POWERED FLIGHT OF SPACESHIPTWO witnesses vehicle-proving milestone as company sets year-end goal for spaceflight MOJAVE, Calif. – Today, Virgin Galactic, the world’s first commercial spaceline owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin … Continue reading

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