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Virgin Galactic pilots Dave McKay and Mike Masuchi flew the test flight to the fifth supersonic aerospace company, a traveler on board, After escaping from the track attached to WhiteKnightTwo's mother, the unit was separated at about 45,000 feet before the missile engine and craft to break into space
The spacecraft wore more weight than before, near the expected cargoes if it had a full load of passengers on board, said the company.
After the space trip, the VSS Unity entered the Earth's atmosphere and safely slid down to the space port of Virgin Galactic in the California desert of Mojave.
At the beginning of February, two Virgin Galactic pilots were awarded with the US Department of Transportation astronauts after they reached more than 51 miles above Earth in December. This is the first time the company has reached space.
The United States thinks that 50 miles above the ocean are the Earth and Space boundary, although many scientific agencies and organizations use – 62 miles above sea level – to define this imaginary boundary. The boundary is fuzzy. But the material of Virgin Galactic certainly illustrates an outer space. Chief Executive Officer, billionaire Richard Branson, said he was aboard the Unity this summer.
If the company's continuous test flights prove to be successful, customers will travel to space that will take about 90 minutes from take-off to landing. Passengers will experience a few minutes of weightlessness before the spacecraft starts descending. Blue Origin, owned by billionaire Jeff Bezos, plans to launch test flights with people aboard the new Shepard spacecraft later this year, Bezos. Bezos also said that the New Shepherd would fly over the Karman line, as it already has no people on board.
There is another big difference between the two cosmic tourism companies. Blue Origin customers will explode in the space of a rocket and Virgin Galactic passengers will land and land on a Californian runway.