Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

SpaceShip Two Completes Another Test Flight

by Shane McGlaun

A few days ago, Virgin Galactic successfully completed another test flight. The test flight happened last Friday and saw the craft reach its highest altitude yet.

ss2zoom in

You might think the pilot behind the controls would have looked out the window for a bit and enjoyed the view at 71,000 feet. Pilot David Mackay said he didn’t get to look out the window because he was too busy checking the thruster system that will be used to control the craft in space.

SpaceShip Two will eventually fly to an altitude of 62 miles above the surface of the Earth, which is the official start of outer space. Passengers aboard the spacecraft will pay $250,000 each to make the trip into space.

[via NBC News]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

Furoshiki Shoes Wrap Around Your Feet

12th Doctor\

12th Doctor's Sonic Screwdriver Universal Remote Control: Remoty Wotey

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

Transforming Optimus Prime Cake: Frosting in Disguise

Prankster Messes with Drive Thrus Masquerading as a Robot

Prankster Messes with Drive Thrus Masquerading as a Robot

Busted Ghost Tee Mashes up the Coolest Parts of the \

Busted Ghost Tee Mashes up the Coolest Parts of the '80s

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop
discussion by