Virgin Galactic Returns To Suborbital Space

Credit: Virgin Galactic
After a nearly two-year hiatus for spacecraft and carrier jet upgrades, Virgin Galactic returned its SpaceShipTwo passenger vehicle into suborbital space on May 25, with a six-member company crew to test out systems ahead of the start of commercial service in late June. With the Virgin Space Ship...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

Guy Norris

Guy is a Senior Editor for Aviation Week, covering technology and propulsion. He is based in Colorado Springs.

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