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Friday, September 6, 2013

SpaceShipTwo's Second Powered Flight in Photos...

An onboard camera shot of SpaceShipTwo (SS2) as it soared 69,000 feet above California's Mojave Desert during SS2's second powered flight on September 5, 2013.
Virgin Galactic

I also posted a cool video taken from aboard the VSS Enterprise as she soared 69,000 feet, at a speed of Mach 1.43, above California's Mojave Desert yesterday.

SS2 and its mothership White Knight II are prepped for lift-off at the Mojave Air & Space Port in California, on September 5, 2013.
Scaled Composites / Jason DiVenere

White Knight II takes off from the Mojave Air & Space Port in California for SS2's second powered flight, on September 5, 2013.
Virgin Galactic

SS2 glides back toward the Mojave Air & Space Port in California following a successful second powered flight, on September 5, 2013.
Scaled Composites / Yvonne Fuchs


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