Virgin Galactic Targets May 22 For Next SpaceShipTwo Flight

Credit: Virgin Galactic
Potential issues with the WhiteKnightTwo carrier jet for Virgin Galactic’s air-launched SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane have been resolved, clearing the way for the company to resume flight tests as early as May 22, pending weather and technical checks. Flight tests of the winged vehicle, known...
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