Virgin Galactic pretty much admits that SpaceShipTwo will fly to only fifty miles altitude, not 62 (100 kilometers).


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Virgin Galactic pretty much admits that SpaceShipTwo will fly to only fifty miles altitude, not 62 (100 kilometers).

The admission came in response to the rumors that say the spacecraft will even have trouble reach 50 miles.

Though the company is making a hard PR effort to dispel the negative rumors that are swirling about in the press, the only way they will really succeed at this is to begin actual test flights, something that has not happened, as they have promised repeatedly since the first powered flight last year.

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  • Chris L

    One of the things the millionaires were signing up for was the idea that they could claim to have been in space. By international agreement that is 100 km or 62 miles up. If that claim can not now be made, I’m thinking more than a few ticket buyers are going to want their money back.

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