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.
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! ×