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Title: [NSS]SpaceShip Two - First Feathered Flight
Post by: Feed Bot on May 09, 2011, 01:37:03 AM
SpaceShip Two - First Feathered Flight

SpaceShip Two “Feathered”
Image Credit: Clay Center Observatory








Om 4 May 2011, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two completed its third test flight in twelve days, and this one was special.  For the first time, Virgin Galactic’s rocket plane deployed its twin tail sections in the position designed to allow it to softly return to the Earth’s [...]

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