View Full Version : SpaceShipTwo Fires Rocket Engines for First Ever Supersonic Test Flight

2013-Apr-29, 06:50 PM
In a momentous and long awaited day in spaceflight, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) commercial spaceliner named “Enterprise” lit up her rocket engines in flight and reached supersonic speeds for the first time in history, today, Monday, April 29, 2013 – in the skies over the Mojave Desert in California. “What a feeling to be on [...]

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2013-Apr-29, 08:12 PM
Finally. This thing makes the 787 look punctual.

2013-Apr-29, 08:32 PM
And it went supersonic, too! Huzzah!