Saturday, August 12, 2017

Virgin Galactic set to start powered flight tests, aims for 2018 commercial trips

 Virgin Galactic is starting to resume powered tests of its spaceplane, after a tragic accident with its test vehicle SpaceShipTwo resulted in the death of co-pilot Michael Alsbury in 2014. The news comes via Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson, who shared the news speaking to Bloomberg. After current glide-only tests wrap up, powered tests will begin at a pice of one every three weeks… Read More

from TechCrunch
via August 12, 2017 at 01:00PM