VSS Unity completes 7th glide test


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Capitalism in space: Virgin Galactic’s Unity suborbital spaceship completed 7th glide test today.

I must admit that I am only reporting this because I feel obligated to. This was their first flight in five months, and they have still not done a powered flight. I cannot get excited about Virgin Galactic and SpaceshipTwo until I actually see them reach space, something they have still not accomplished after fourteen years of development.

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  • Lee S

    I know your disdain for Virgin Bob, but they will forever hold the distinction of being the first ”New” Space company to kill anyone ….

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