Posts Tagged ‘Virgin Galactic’


Updated: Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes During Test Flight

Continuing coverage of the breakup and crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in California'a Mojave Desert.
by NYCAviation Staff


Black Sky: Virgin’s Spaceship Carrier Takes to the Air For 150th Time

Virgin Galactic recently posted a new photo of the carrier aircraft that will bring the spaceship to altitude for its kick to orbit. Called WhiteKnightTwo, the aircraft completed its 150th flight.
by Elizabeth Howell,

Frame from SS2 Boom Camera during first rocket-powered flight

Virgin Galactic Hits Major Milestone With First Live In-Air Engine Test

Hot on the heels of a “cold-flow” engine test earlier this month, Virgin Galactic has hit another major milestone with the first in-air testing of their rocket engine in flight. SpaceShipTwo took to the air early Mo...
by Jason Rabinowitz


Photo of the Day: An Iberia Airbus A340-300 floats over some sailboats in the Harbor on final approach to Boston Logan International Airport

ANA’s First 787 Struck By Lightning, US Airways Employees Busted for Bogus Buddy Passes: Final Call

ANA's 787 Dreamliner is struck by lightning, Richard Branson is ready to go to space, US Airways workers are busted for selling fraudulent flights to Tel Aviv, and more...
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Cell Phones Might Not Really Endanger Airliners, NASA Books Flights on Virgin Galactic: Final Call

A new study shows cell phones may not be as dangerous to aircraft as some think, Atlantic Southeast Airlines to rebrand as ExpressJet, Heathrow's new pod system takes off, and more...
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