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12.04.16
Virgin Galactic's new spaceship completes its first glide test
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Virgin Galactic's new spaceship completes its first glide test

This early test of VSS Unity was an important step.

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07.09.16
Virgin Galactic poised to start its new spaceship's test flights
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Virgin Galactic poised to start its new spaceship's test flights

The first full-powered independent tests won't begin until next year, though.

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02.19.16
Virgin Galactic unveils the new SpaceShip Two, named the VSS Unity
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Virgin Galactic unveils the new SpaceShip Two, named the VSS Unity

It will replace the VSS Enterprise, which crashed in 2014.

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01.05.16
Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th
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Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th

Virgin Galactic revives its hopes for private spaceflight in just over a month.

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07.28.15
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash was due to co-pilot error (updated)
07.28.15

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash was due to co-pilot error (updated)

The NTSB has determined that one of the SpaceShipTwo co-pilots triggered the tail wings too early.

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11.13.14
Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet
11.13.14

Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet

When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed in late October, the company attributed the loss to an...

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11.03.14
Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment
11.03.14

Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment

US aviation investigators think they know how Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo broke up in mid-fligh...

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10.31.14
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch
10.31.14

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch

Virgin Galactic's latest plane/rocket, dubbed "SpaceShipTwo", crashed after takeoff this morning a...

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