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Posts Tagged ‘VSS Enterprise’

VSS Enterprise Test Flight

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Several months after the WhiteKnightTwo (VMS Eve) made its first test flight to the stratosphere, the VSS Enterprise eight-person suborbital spaceship, which had remained attached to the mothership during that test flight, has made its own solo flight.

The VSS Enterprise, named after Star Trek‘s USS Enterprise, will be taking passengers, who will pony up $200,000 for the privilege, on short trips above the atmosphere.

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VSS Enterprise Reaches The Stratosphere

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Enterprise, named after Star Trek‘s USS Enterprise, successfully reached the stratosphere in a test flight.

The VSS Enterprise is carried by a mothership, the WhiteKnightTwo (VMS Eve) and on this test flight, remained attached to the VMS Eve.

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VSS Enterprise

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Sir Richard Branson‘s latest project will take passengers to space and back.

Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic, unveiled his latest rocket plane today for outsiders. “This is truly a momentous day,” he said. “The team has created not only a world first, but also a work of art.”

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