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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Flight Explained

posted 29 Apr 2013, 16:07 by Mpelembe   [ updated 29 Apr 2013, 16:08 ]

 USA,  (Next Media)   - ABSTRACT: Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo is a low-aspect-ratio spaceship that carries passengers into space. Its feathered tail section allows improved stability as it re-enters the atmosphere--ready for the next trip. The capacity will be eight people, six passengers and two pilots, and a three-day orientation is provided to passengers before their flight. Ticket price for the trip is around $200,000 for 2-3 minutes of weightlessness in the space during a total of 2-hour end-to-end flight.

Source: BBC,