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Virgin Galactic’s third supersonic test flight hits Mach 2.4 and 170,000 feet

By | Gadgets, Hardware, Space, space tourism, spaceshiptwo, TC, Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic is celebrating the third successful supersonic test flight of VSS Unity, the passenger spacecraft it intends to make available for space tourism in the near future. This flight took the craft higher and faster than ever, stressing the system and providing useful data for this rocket plane’s engineers.

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Blue Origin could charge $200k-$300k for a trip to space

By | Blue Origin, commercial spaceflight, Gadgets, jeff bezos, new shepard, outer space, richard branson, space tourism, spaceflight, Virgin Galactic

How much would you pay to leave our dumpster fire of a world for just a few minutes? Blue Origin is considering charging $200,000 to $300,000 according to a Reuters report. For that price, passengers would get a seat on Blue Origin’s New Shepard, the commercial space vehicle from Jeff Bezos’ rocket company. The rocket […]

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Virgin Galactic successfully tested its rocket-powered spacecraft today for the first time since 2014

By | Gadgets, outer space, richard branson, space tourism, spacecraft, spaceflight, spaceshiptwo, SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, virgin group, vss enterprise

Virgin Galactic took to the skies today for the first test of its rocket-powered spacecraft in over three years. The SpaceShipTwo launch platform deployed the USS Unity at a set altitude where the space craft will fire its engines for as long as 30 seconds bringing the craft to 1 1/2 the speed of sound. […]

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