Virgin Galactic’s White Knight II will fly on…

by | May 2, 2008 | Seradata News | 0 comments

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credit: Virgin Galacticthe 22 October 2008, making a flyover of the New Mexico Farm and ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces, for the first day of the two-day 2008 International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS)

The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium’s director Patricia Hynes told me on Thursday 1 May at the space tourism panel session of the AIAA space planes, hypersonic systems and technologies conference in Dayton, Ohio

Speaking to Virgin Galactic commercial director Stephen Attenborough in February I was told that WK2 was unlikely to fly before the EAA’s Airventure, held in Oshkosh from 28 July to 3 August

I don’t expect WK2 to be carrying SpaceShipTwo (SS2) when it makes that flyover of the ISPCS in October. I am hoping to be able to have more photos of the construction of WK2 and SS2 in the next few weeks and perhaps even a first photo of a completed WK2

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