Virgin Galactic rocket plane the WhiteKnightTwo carrier aeroplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft. Photo: Reuters Virgin Galactic rocket plane the WhiteKnightTwo carrier aeroplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft. Photo: Reuters
Virgin Galactic rocket plane the WhiteKnightTwo carrier aeroplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft. Photo: Reuters
Space

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic cuts short test flight from New Mexico spaceport

  • Branson’s space tourism company was aiming to send the air-launched Unity space plane to an altitude as high as 50 miles
  • For US$250,000 a ticket, passengers who have signed up for the suborbital flight will ascend some 60 miles above Earth

Topic |   Space
Virgin Galactic rocket plane the WhiteKnightTwo carrier aeroplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft. Photo: Reuters Virgin Galactic rocket plane the WhiteKnightTwo carrier aeroplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft. Photo: Reuters
Virgin Galactic rocket plane the WhiteKnightTwo carrier aeroplane, with SpaceShipTwo passenger craft. Photo: Reuters
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