Space & Astronomy
SpaceShipTwo makes first solo glide flight
By T.K. Randall
October 14, 2010 · 10 comments
Image Credit: Virgin Galactic
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has succeeded in its first solo glide flight at 45,000 feet.
Richard Branson's flagship space tourism airline is now one step closer to its goal of offering private trips in to space, the success of the flight has also received universal praise from space tourism advocates.
Virgin Galactic's space tourism rocket SpaceShipTwo achieved its first solo glide flight Sunday, marking another step in the company's eventual plans to fly paying passengers.
Source: Yahoo! News
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