The FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spaceship after flight deviation

Enlarge / VSS Unity burns its rocket motor on July 11, 2021. The Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday said it has grounded Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo vehicle until the agency completes an investigation into the vehicle’s flight outside its designated air

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Spaceship carrying Richard Branson flew off course [Updated]

Enlarge / Sir Richard Branson flying, finally. During the historic spaceflight of Sir Richard Branson in July, near the end of the burn of the VSS Unity spacecraft’s engine, a red light appeared on a console. This alerted the crew

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