Video: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

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One of the most photographed exhibits here at the Farnborough air show is Virgin Galactic’s full-scale model of SpaceShipTwo. To add to the excitement, Richard Branson announced the new LaunchOne plans at a press conference here on Wednesday. 

Ahead of that announcement, we spoke to Virgin Galactic’s president and CEO George Whitesides about the SpaceShipTwo program. Watch the video below.

Click on this week's cover to read our feature story on the SpaceShipTwo flight plan.

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