SpaceShipTwo Flies Free

Credit: Virgin Galactic
LOS ANGELES—Virgin Galactic has begun glide flights of the second, and significantly improved, SpaceShipTwo (SS2) suborbital vehicle three days after completing a fourth and final captive-carriage flight under the WhiteKnightTwo mothership. Flying on Dec. 3 from Virgin’s test site at Mojave...
Guy Norris

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

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