Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Virgin Galactic unveils Cosmic Girl, dedicated LauncherOne aircraft | NASASpaceFlight.com

Virgin Galactic – part of the Virgin corporation headed by Sir Richard Branson – has unveiled their new LauncherOne system’s dedicated aircraft at the company’s facility in San Antonio, Texas. The aircraft, a former Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747-400 series passenger carrier, is slated to begin service to Virgin Galactic in late 2017 with the first of three test flights.

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