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Updated: Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes During Test Flight

Posted November 1, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Continuing coverage of the breakup and crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo in California’a Mojave Desert.

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

Posted July 11, 2014 by Elizabeth Howell, UniverseToday.com

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.






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

Posted April 29, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

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 Monday Morning and for the first time fully powered up its rocket engine for the first time in the […]

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Photo of the Day: An Iberia Airbus A340-300 floats over some sailboats in the Harbor on final approach to Boston Logan International Airport
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ANA’s First 787 Struck By Lightning, US Airways Employees Busted for Bogus Buddy Passes: Final Call

Posted October 23, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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

Posted October 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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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Photo Gallery: Virgin Galactic Enterprise Rocket Plane Completes First Manned Glide Flight

Posted October 10, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane made its first un-powered flight over the California desert early Sunday, an important milestone before powered testing of the commercial tourist spacecraft begins next year.






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