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A Sad Week for Commercial Space

First the Antares explosion and now Virgin Galactic SpacehipTwo crashes

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Great Raw Video of SpaceShipTwo’s third powered test flight

Excellent Video

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SpaceShipTwo flight photos

Great images from the latest SpaceShipTwo flight. Read more here

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Video from yesterday’s SpaceShipTwo flight

I have been waiting for good video before posting on SpaceShipTwo’s 20 second burn test flight to an altitude of 69000 feet. Here is some excellent video from the Tail-cam.

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SpaceShipTwo makes a powered flight

Yesterday Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo made a powered flight over the Mojave dessert. After being carried to altitude by WhiteKnightTwo it fired up the rocket engines for about 16 seconds and broke the sound barrier. “The first powered flight of Virgin … Continue reading

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SpaceShipTwo achieves “Cold Flow” flight

“History continues to be made in the skies above the Mojave Desert. Hot on the heels of last week’s nitrous venting and feather test, SpaceShipTwo achieved another successful first today with a spectacular “Cold Flow” flight. The test objectives were … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic to launch satellites

LauncherOne, Virgin Galactic’s new satellite launching system is poised to enter the new commercial payload sector as an affordable alternative. “Virgin Galactic’s goal is to revolutionize the way we get to space,” Branson said. “I’m immensely proud of what we … Continue reading

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