Virgin Galactic Completes First Glide Flight in New Mexico

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The company considered Friday's flight a major achievement that has been in the works since the spaceship and carrier plane relocated to New Mexico in February. The flight provided the first opportunity to test all the components required to fly the carrier aircraft and spaceship in glide configuration from their new home base. Officials will now be reviewing data gathered during the exercise so they can prepare for the next test flight.

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May-1-2020, 19:35:42 GMT

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