Elon Musk booked a trip to space with Virgin Galactic


Engadget 12 July, 2021 - 10:27am 19 views

Who piloted Virgin Galactic?

The pilots are David Mackay and Michael Masucci. In addition to Mr. Branson, three Virgin Galactic employees joined the flight to evaluate how the experience will be for future paying customers. The New York TimesHighlights From Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Flight

How high is Richard Branson going into space?

Branson's flight today is expected to reach more than 50 miles high, which is the altitude the US government considers the beginning of outer space. CNNRichard Branson goes to space: Live updates

Where does Virgin Galactic launch from?

Virgin Galactic's flights launch from Spaceport America, along a desolate stretch of desert in New Mexico. The company's SpaceShipTwo Unity craft is designed to take off on a conventional runway while attached to the underbelly of a carrier ship known as WhiteKnightTwo. NBC NewsVirgin Galactic's rocket reaches edge of space with Richard Branson on board

How high did Richard Branson go?

The height reached by Sir Richard in the rocket plane, known as Unity, was 85km (282,000ft; 53 miles). BBC NewsVirgin Galactic: Sir Richard Branson rockets to the edge of space

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