Photos: Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Soars on 3rd Rocket-Powered Flight

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SpaceShipTwo Goes Supersonic: 3rd Rocket Test

Credit: Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space plane rockets through the stratosphere at 71,000 feet, its highest flight yet, during its third powered test flight…Read More »

on Jan. 10, 2014. The supersonic flight occurred over California's Mojave Air and Space Port. [Read the Full Story on the SpaceShipTwo Test Flight Here]   Less «
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Tariq Malik

Tariq joined Purch's team in 2001 as a staff writer, and later editor, covering human spaceflight, exploration and space science. He became's Managing Editor in 2009. Before joining, Tariq was a staff reporter for The Los Angeles Times. He is also an Eagle Scout (yes, he has the Space Exploration merit badge) and went to Space Camp four times as a kid and a fifth time as an adult. He has journalism degrees from the University of Southern California and New York University. To see his latest project, you can follow Tariq on Twitter and on Facebook.
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