SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity 22

SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity 22

Spaceport America
Air launch to Suborbital flight

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Virgin Galactic

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.

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VSS Unity 22

Powered flight of VSS Unity on the first fully crewed flight. Including the founder Sir Richard Branson.

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VSS Unity


Serial N202VG

Launch Crew Count 6

Status Active

Landing Time 2021-07-11T15:41:00+0000


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Crew

David Mackay

Pilot

Nationality British

Date Of Birth 1957-01-01

Status Active

Type Private


Michael Masucci

Pilot

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1960-01-01

Status Active

Type Private


Beth Moses

Passenger

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1974-01-01

Status Active

Type Private


Colin Bennett

Passenger

Nationality Scottish-American

Date Of Birth 1985-01-01

Status Active

Type Private


Sir Richard Branson

Passenger

Nationality British

Date Of Birth 1950-07-18

Status Active

Type Private


Sirisha Bandla

Passenger

Nationality American

Date Of Birth 1988-01-01

Status Active

Type Private


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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Updates

SwGustav

2021-07-11T15:43:14+0000

VSS Unity has successfully landed at the Spaceport America after completing a nominal flight

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SwGustav

2021-07-11T14:34:44+0000

Moving T-0 to approximate drop time

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Nosu

2021-07-11T09:52:31+0000

Flight delayed 90 minutes due to overnight weather at spaceport

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