Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Reaches Suborbital Space From New Mexico

VSS Unity reaches space over New Mexico. Photo credit: Virgin Galactic
After a six-month hiatus to resolve electromagnetic interference (EMI) issues, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Unity successfully completed a flight test into suborbital space on May 22, its third foray beyond the atmosphere and the first human spaceflight from New Mexico, the company’s base for...
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

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