Space Tourism Project Still Continues, Despite The Friday’s Incident

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two Crashed in California's Mojave Desert

The SpaceShip Two is planned to immediately carry passengers into space as a commercial service from the airline Virgin Galactic.

Of course, a lot of enthusiasts who want an unusual tour, into space, around 800 people had to pay or repay money to fly up to an altitude of 45,000 feet with this plane.

Just imagine if you were in this suborbital spaceplane, enjoy the blue of planet Earth in the area that has been referred to as space and for a few minutes in a state of weightlessness.

It seems that once a test flight is not according to plan, the aircraft Model 339 SpaceShip Two experienced serious anomalies, Friday afternoon local time, October 31, 2014 at the Mojave Air and Space Port, California, USA, the plane crashed just moments after the separation from its rocket launcher.

According to the latest news copilot aircraft allegedly killed in the incident, part of the fuselage is clearly seen in ruins, although read the word 'Virgin' on the fuselage debris.

The incident would delay the moment travel plans into space, further evaluated by the Virgin Galactic. Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Group, said in a company’s blog post, " Space is hard - but worth it. We will persevere and move forward together."

Virgin had hoped to launch commercially in 2015.

(Source Antara, Kompas, Reuters /Images Wikipedia, Virgin Galactic)


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