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Virgin Galactic - WhiteKnightTwo revealed to the world!

2008-07-30

On the 28th July 2008 history was made when Sir Richard Branson and Burt Rutan revealed WhiteKnightTwo to the world...

WhiteKnight Two:
The world’s first and only completely carbon composite aircraft purpose built for spaceflight launch. WhiteKinghtTwo will launch the world’s first commercial passengers into space.

With four incredibly efficient Pratt & Whitney engines, and named VMS Even in honour of Richard Branson’s Mother. SpaceShipTwo’s mothership will commence an extensive test flight programme with Scaled Composites in California later this year.

Once this is completed she will begin test flights with SpaceShipTwo in preparation for commercial operations of Spaceport America in New Mexico.

To find out more about Virgin Galactic speak with Kylie Pedler our Virgin Galactic accredited Space Agent.