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Virgin Galactic 'Enterprise' completes glide test - 0 views

    The suborbital commercial tourist spaceship VSS (Virgin Spaceship) Enterprise-also known as SpaceShipTwo-owned by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic company completed its first unpowered glide test Oct. 10. A video of the flight is on Virgin Galactic's website. Space tourism pioneers to speak at Summit The spacecraft was released from its launch aircraft, WhiteKnightTwo also known as Eve, at 45,000 feet and spent 11 minutes testing systems (including the release mechanism), making a practice approach at a high altitude, and landing at Mojave Air and Space Port in California.
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