Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic

Private

Founder: Richard Branson

Successful Launches 53

Failed Launches 5

Pending Launches 0

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.

Rocket Configs

SpaceShipTwo


Height 18.00 Meters

Max Stages 1

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 310 kN

Diameter 8.20 Meters

Mass To LEO 0 kg

Liftoff Mass 9 Tonnes


Launch Success 53

Consecutive Success 2

Maiden Flight 2010-10-10

Launch Failures 5


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Spacecraft Configs

SpaceShipTwo


Maiden Flight 2010-10-10

Active Yes

Human Rated Yes

Height 18.00 Metres

Diameter 8.20 Metres


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