PODCAST: SpaceShipTwo chief Burt Rutan talks propulsion to Hyperbola

by | Jul 28, 2008 | Seradata News | 0 comments

At the roll out of Virgin Galactic’s carrier aircraft WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) on 28 July Burt Rutan, Scaled Composites founder and now its chief technology officer, spoke to Hyperbola about the propulsion system of SpaceShipTwo and the spacecraft’s simulator

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credit: Virgin Galactic

The interview took place between the two fuselages of WhiteKnightTwo, underneath its wing. Behind the WK2 was the Virgin America Airbus A320 with an engine running, which can be heard throughout the interview

But Rutan can be clearly heard and to download the interview click here

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