Successful test flight for VSS Unity

Virgin Galactic continues its development of its tourism space ship, despite the setback it had two years ago when a test vehicle broke up in mid flight.  This video shows the first unpowered test flight since then.

I first blogged here about this project in July 2012.  Back then Richard Branson was talking about flying into space in 2013.   It has proven a lot more technically challenging to achieve than he first thought.

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