SpaceShipTwo ready for first powered flight

04/13/13 01:08:00    

By Michael Mealling

For those not following the suborbital tourism market very closely, The Spaceship Company will probably begin the first powered flights of SpaceShiptwo later this month.

Early today Scaled completely the final set of tests prior to fight propulsive flight by doign a full flow through of the oxidizer subsystem in what's known as a “cold flow” test:

Rumors suggest the first flight could happen the week of the 22nd. Stay tuned for more.

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