Google+ SpaceTravelFoundation: SpaceShipTwo test flight successfully done ! More Photos, video, and details to follow

April 29, 2013

SpaceShipTwo test flight successfully done ! More Photos, video, and details to follow

Dear follower,

this morning, the rumor about a new test of rocket-powered fight of the SpaceShip two has been shared we you.
Today we have the confirmation about this flight from +Richard Branson and +Virgin Galactic . The weather seems be perfect, cool morning temperatures and light winds out of the west at  Spaceport at Mojave, California, USA. All world news will be attended to this great event.
16:03 GMT or 7:03 PDT: The take-off was performed at  with success !
7:47 (PDT): WhiteKnightTwo (pilots: Mackay, Nichols) has reached today's target release altitude of 47K ft. SpaceShipTwo release and it is now flying freely.

You could find here several picture taken by Mark Greenberg from +Virgin Galactic

Photo: Mark Greenberg

Photo: +Virgin Galactic 

A video of the first part of the flight is proposed by 23ABC  News  http://www.turnto23.com/video/video

Other pictures and video will be proposed soon