Posts Tagged ‘space tourists’

Virgin Galactic a blast closer to space

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Update: New video link.

Virgin Galactic has passed an important milestone in its quest to blast tourists into suborbital space. The rocket motor not only works, it can be shut down at will for an emergency return to the airport if necessary. For some reason the old link was declared “private” so here is the rocket test in a new link. See it here.