Spaceship2 First Flight

04/29/13 22:23:00    

By Michael Mealling

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip2 flew its first powered flight today. The powered flight lasted 16 seconds and broke Mach 1.2 so they were able to test in flight engine start, transonic flight, and supersonic flight. That's a ballsy test flight! Congrats to Scaled Composites and Sierra Nevada!

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