Virgin Confident In Improved SS2 Rocket Motor

White Knight Two

Credit: Virgin Galactic
LOS ANGELES—Virgin Galactic plans to begin glide flights this week of the second, and significantly improved, SpaceShipTwo (SS2) suborbital vehicle after achieving almost all of test goals during the first captive-carriage flight under the WhiteKnightTwo mothership early in September. Coming almost...
Guy Norris

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

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