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Submission + - Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo First Powered Test Flight

iontyre writes: The first powered test flight of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo occurred this morning, with 16 seconds of powered flight and a maximum velocity of Mach 1.2. The company expects to conduct the first full flight to space before the end of the year, in preparation for beginning full passenger operations.

16.5 feet in the Twilight Zone = 1 Rod Serling