Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic in ‘flawless’ test flight

The company has accepted $70 million in deposits from roughly 580 individuals looking to venture into space.

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic in ‘flawless’ test flight

Science Recorder | Jonathan Marker | Saturday, September 07, 2013

On September 5, the Virgin Galactic commercial spaceline – owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s aabar Investments PJS - achieved another benchmark by successfully completing the second, rocket-powered, supersonic flight of its reusable space vehicle, SpaceShipTwo... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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