Virgin Galactic Completes Test Flight of SpaceShipTwo Written 26 June 2020


SpaceShipTwo in a captive flight configuration underneath White Knight Two. | Jeff Foust ; Wikipedia; CC BY 2.0

Space News reports that on Thursday, Virgin Galactic “conducted its second test flight of its” SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle from Spaceport America in New Mexico, “and now says it is ready to resume powered flights of the spacecraft.” The company said that during the “high speed” test, the spacecraft reached speeds of Mach 0.85.
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