Virgin Galactic Unity 22 Mission(Search results - 2)
TechnologyJul 11, 2021, 9:18 PM IST
'License to thrill': Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in Virgin Galactic's Unity spaceship
After achieving the space feat, Richard Branson said, "Congratulations to everyone for creating such a beautiful, beautiful day."
TechnologyJul 11, 2021, 9:50 AM IST
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson to launch himself into space today; power the next space age
A twin-fuselage carrier aircraft, VMS Eve, will take off with VSS Unity and release it at the height of roughly 50,000 feet (15,000m). VSS Unity pilots Dave Mackay and Michael Masucci will then ignite its rocket engines, muscling the spacecraft to Mach 3 above the 50 miles (80km) altitude, which is considered the boundary of space.