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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

SpaceShipTwo Sports A New Set of Wings...

Just thought I'd share this great photo of an upgraded SpaceShipTwo (SS2) after it completed another successful glide test above California's Mojave Desert today. The demonstration took place at 9 AM, Pacific Standard Time...at an altitude of 50,000 feet and a descent that lasted 11 minutes before landing. Another powered flight is set to take place soon—though it remains to be seen when SS2 will finally reach the edge of space like its predecessor did almost ten years ago.

SpaceShipTwo lands at the Mojave Air and Spaceport in California after successfully completing another glide test on December 11, 2013.
Scaled Composites / Virgin Galactic

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