The WhiteKnightTwo and the SpaceShipTwo fly with a crew for the first time


We’ve seen the designs, and we’ve seen the interiors. Now it’s time for the SpaceShipTwo (VSS Enterprise) to fly, and it did! The flight consisted of the WhiteKnightTwo (VMS Eve) flight number 33 and the SpaceShipTwo (VSS Enterprise) flight number three in captive carry configuration. Onboard the spaceships were crew members Mark Stucky, Peter Kalogiannis, Brian Maisler for the VMS Eve and Peter Siebold with Michael Alsbury for the VSS Enterprise.
[Virgin Galactic]

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The spacecraft was successfully in flight for 6 hours and 12 minutes in total. As they say, mission accomplished!

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