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Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity Rolls Out (A SpaceShipTwo Photo Gallery)

The New SpaceShipTwo

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Virgin Galactic's new SpaceShipTwo space plane, the VSS Unity, was unveiled to the public on Feb. 19, 2016.

Virgin Galactic's New SpaceShipTwo

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Virgin Galactic rolled out its new SpaceShipTwo on February 19, 2016, at the Mojave Air and Space Port.

New Spaceshiptwo Rear View

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In a post on Instagram, Virgin Galactic says, "The new SpaceShipTwo looks a little different than her predecessor. But with the same basic design—and a few key improvements—we’ll be able to build on extensive test data generated over many years of hard work."

Richard Branson's Reaction to New SpaceShipTwo

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Richard Branson reacts to the new Spaceshiptwo at the Mojave Air and Space Port on Feb. 18, 2016.

VSS Unity, the New SpaceShipTwo

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VSS Unity, the new SpaceShipTwo space plane by Virgin Galactic, was unveiled at an event in Mojave, California, on Feb. 19, 2016.

Branson Unveils New SpaceShipTwo

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Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson rode in on the SUV pulling the company's new SpaceShipTwo space plane on Feb. 19, 2016.

VSS Unity Christening

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The VSS Unity was christened by the 1-year-old granddaughter of Virgin Galactic's founder, Richard Branson. With the help of a few adults, Eva-Deia broke a bottle of milk over the ship's front hull.

VSS Unity Rear View

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Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spaceship, viewed from behind at the Mojave Air and Space Port on Feb. 19. 2016.

VSS Unity Rollout with Cocktails

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Colorful cocktails were part of the exuberant rollout of Virgin Galactic's new SpaceShipTwo space plane, the VSS Unity.

VSS Unity with Range Rover

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A Range Rover is poised to tow Virgin Galactic's new Spaceshiptwo, VSS Unity, at the rollout on Feb. 19, 2016, in the Mojave Air and Space Port.

Mike Wall and SpaceShipTwo

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Space.com Senior Writer Mike Wall attended the unveiling of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo space plane, VSS Unity, on Feb. 19, 2016.

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