Preparations for the start of captive carriage flight tests of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) are underway following the unveiling of the vehicle in a staged event in Mojave, Calif., Dec 7. Despite winds that were gusting to gale force at times, the prototype SS2 was transported to the unveiling site at a remote corner of the airfield in darkness beneath the Whiteknight Two (WK2) mothership, marking its first taxiing captive carry test. The vehicle, which was named VSS Enterprise ...
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