Second SpaceShipTwo Completes First Captive-Carry Flight

Credit: Virgin Galactic
LOS ANGELES—Virgin Galactic’s second SpaceShipTwo (SS2) suborbital vehicle and its WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft performed their first captive-carry flight from Mojave, California, Sept. 8. First flight of the spaceplane, named VSS Unity, comes almost seven months after the vehicle was unveiled by...
Guy Norris

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

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