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Country : USA
In Use: True
Capability: SpaceShipTwo is carried to its launch altitude by a Scaled Composites White Knight Two, before being released to fly on into the upper atmosphere powered by its rocket engine. It then glides back to Earth and performs a conventional runway landing.
Maiden Flight: 2010-10-10
Human Rated: True
Crew Capacity: 8
Spacecraft: VSS Enterprise, VSS Unity
Launcher used: VMS Evet
Agency: Virgin Galactic
Agency description: Virgin Galactic is an American spaceflight company within the Virgin Group. It is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists. Virgin Galactic's suborbital spacecraft are air launched from beneath a carrier airplane known as White Knight Two.
Agency founded: 2004
Type of Agency: Private
Agency admninistrator: Founder: Richard Branson

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