Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo breaks the sound barrier for the first time

Virgin Galactic‘s SpaceShipTwo breaks sound barrier in first rocket-powered flight – check out the video: SpaceShipTwo firing its engines

Sir Richard said in a statement: “For the first time, we were able to prove the key components of the system, fully integrated and in flight. Today’s supersonic success opens the way for a rapid expansion of the spaceship’s powered flight envelope, with a very realistic goal of full space flight by the year’s end.”

Get in a queue for a ticket – Virgin Galactic‘s already got hundreds of deposits.

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