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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Supersonic Test: Jan. 10, 2014

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo spacecraft is an air-launched space plane designed to fly 8 people (2 pilots and 6 passengers) on suborbital spaceflights…Read More »





for $250,000 a ticket. The company, founded by British billionaire Sir Richard Branson, hopes to fly commercial spaceflights from New Mexico's Spaceport America in the next few years. HERE: Virgin Galactic's private SpaceShipTwo suborbital space plane streaks across the sky in a supersonic rocket-powered test flight on Jan. 10, 2014 over Mojave, Calif. It is the third supersonic test flight for SpaceShipTwo. See more SpaceShiptwo test flight photos in this SPACE.com gallery.   Less «
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