Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo under WhiteKnightTwo

“Virgin Founder, Sir Richard Branson and SpaceshipOne (SS1) designer, Burt Rutan, today reveal SS2 to the public for the first time since construction of the world’s first manned commercial spaceship began in 2007. SS2 has been designed to take many thousands of private astronauts into space after test programming and all required U.S. government licensing has been completed.”
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SS1 comparison to SS2

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Passenger area on SS2

Passenger area on SS2

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2 Responses to Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo

  1. R2K says:

    This has to be one of the coolest space related stories of the year… Finishing on a high point!

  2. R2K says:

    Arg sorry, I keep posting to the wrong comments, used to the bottom being the place to click. I mean the spiral thing.

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