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Virgin Galactic’s Unity Spaceship Makes First Powered Flight

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MOJAVE, Calif. (CBS NEWS) — Virgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket. Virgin Galactic tweeted that the spaceship named Unity was carried aloft by its mother ship and released over California’s Mojave Desert early Thursday. The company said the spacecraft achieved supersonic speed before the pilots shut down the engine and glided it back to Mojave Air & Space Port. (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

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joewhoo
Joe Boll 1
We hope to see part of it at 3rd weekend in April at the EAA fly-in.

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