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Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo model

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posted on Jan, 25 2008 @ 01:04 PM
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Virgin Galactic unveils SpaceShipTwo model


virgingalactic.com

Virgin Galactic herald's 'The Year of the Spaceship with the unveiling of the designs of SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo. Virgin Galactic today unveiled the design of its new, environmentally benign, space launch system based on the X Prize winning technology of SpaceShipOne, which successfully flew into space for the third time in October 2004 and won the $10m Ansari X Prize. The construction of the White Knight Two (WK2) mothership, or carrier aircraft, is now very close to completion at Scaled Composites in Mojave, CA and is expected to begin flight testing in the summer of 2008.
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posted on Jan, 25 2008 @ 01:04 PM
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Really think the private sector can fly us to space, well i guess i have more faith in them than any government agency. Just cool that the jetson age is finally coming of age. If only the tickets wern't so damn expensive.

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posted on Jan, 25 2008 @ 01:29 PM
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I posted this here two days ago.



[edit on 25/1/2008 by budski]



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