MOJAVE, Calif. — Preparations for the start of captive carriage flight tests of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) are under way following the unveiling of the vehicle in a spectacularly staged event at Mojave, Calif., on Dec. 7. Despite biting winter winds that were gusting to gale force at times, the prototype SS2 was transported to the specially constructed unveiling site at a remote corner of the airfield in darkness beneath the WhiteKnight Two (WK2) mothership, marking its first ...
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