VIDEO: SpaceShipTwo’s mothership has taxi trial

by | Dec 13, 2008 | Seradata News | 4 comments

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Hyperbola has obtained video of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo mothership WhiteKnightTwo travelling down the runway during a low speed taxi trial, with pitot tube fitted, at Mojave air and spaceport on Friday 12 December at about 1500h local time (2300h GMT)

Watch the video and read more about what happened with WhiteKnightTwo at Mojave air and space port on 12 December at flightglobal.com/spaceflight or click through to the extended portion of this blog post and see the video there

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