UPDATE: WhiteKnight Two lands in Phoenix, no show at Spaceport America event

by | Jun 19, 2009 | Seradata News | 0 comments

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Google Lunar X Prize’s twitter feed has linked to the NextGiantLeap twitter account that reported that WhiteKnight Two was diverted during its flight to overfly the Spaceport America ground breaking ceremony and landed at a Phoenix, Arizona aiport

That diversion can be seen at this website FlightAware. Hyperbola has spoken to the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway airport at about noon local time today and have been told that WhiteKnight Two is sitting on the airport’s cargo ramp and that its pilots do not want any pictures taken of the aircraft

Hyperbola will provide more infromation on the condition of the aircraft as soon as we get it

With comment from Virgin Galactic president Will Whitehorn find more information here

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