Virgin Galactic Local Sheriff Investigating Crash

Virgin Galactic Local Sheriff Investigating Crash

The sheriff’s office of Kern County, California has released information regarding the anomaly that led to the crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo on Friday, October 31. Although wreckage from the aircraft was initially located over a large, several mile area northeast of the town of Mojave, Kern County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) spokesman Ray Pruitt said today that more pieces from the spacecraft […]

Virgin Galactic Promotes Suborbital Spaceflight Even If Structural Failure

Virgin Galactic Promotes Suborbital Spaceflight Even If Structural Failure

After exploring the cause of the crash for one week, safety experts suggested today that the Virgin Galactic test flight experienced structural failure, but this is not stopping the company from promoting its suborbital spaceflight. Investigation is ongoing for why the flight failed. This is a change because previous discussion had centered on an engine […]

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