LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Success
Thu Dec 13 2018
Virgin Galactic

VSS Unity VP-03

Launch Successful
LAUNCH PREVIEW

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RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

Rocket Details

Name:

SpaceShipTwo

Description:

The Scaled Composites Model 339 SpaceShipTwo (SS2) is an air-launched suborbital spaceplane type designed for space tourism. It is manufactured by The Spaceship Company, a California-based company owned by Virgin Galactic.

SpaceShipTwo rocket
MISSION OVERVIEW
  • Type: Test Flight
  • Powered test flight of VSS Unity. Reached outer space for the first time according to the US definition of the space border.
COMPLEX OVERVIEW

Location

Air launch to Suborbital flight

Pad

Mojave Air and Space Port