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View Full Version : Touchdown! Virgin Spacecraft Prototype Soars Over Mojave, Testing Re-Entry System



Fraser
2014-Oct-08, 05:00 PM
Virgin Galactic has finished yet another stepping-stone to its first commercial spaceflight. The New Mexico-based company sent SpaceShipTwo aloft on a test of the re-entry system Oct. 7, making a safe landing at the Mojave Air and Space Port. The company is among a handful of firms competing to bring well-heeled tourists into suborbital space. […]

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