SpaceShipTwo In Final Glide Tests Before Powered Flights

LOS ANGELES — Scaled Composites is in the final run-up to the first powered flight of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) suborbital vehicle, following the completion of a “feather” braking maneuver during a drop test with the rocket installed. The 9-min. glide flight, which took place over Mojave...

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