Virgin Galactics SpaceShipTwo Passes Re-Entry System Test | Space.com


See the daring video of Virgin Galactics SpaceShipTwo as test pilots demonstrate the crafts novel “feathering” system to maintain stability during re-entry while flying high above the Mojave Desert. Credit: Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic's suborbital passenger ship SpaceShipTwo flexes its feathered re-entry system during a pivotal glide test at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California on May 4, 2011.

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