Virgin Galactic returns to flight with its VSS Unity spacecraft

The spaceship company takes things slowly after a fatal 2014 accident. [Read More]

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#Virgin GalacticVirgin GalacticVirgin GalacticVirgin GalacticVirgin GalacticVirgin GalacticVirgin GalacticVirgin GalacticIt has been a long road back from a fatal 2014 accident for #Virgin Galactic, the splashy spaceship company founded by Sir Richard Branson to bring the masses into space.
It revealed the VSS Unity in February.
Since then #Virgin Galactic has completed a series of ground tests and mating to the "mothership" aircraft, Eve.
However #Virgin Galactic engineers will perform a full review of the data and vehicle's performance before clearing the way for additional tests, and eventually powered flights, likely sometime in 2017.
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Source: Arstechnica