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Virgin Galactic's manned spaceplane has hit another milestone, breaking Mach 2 as it roared into the mesosphere. With test pilots Dave Mackay and Mike "Sooch" Masucci at the controls, VSS Unity was released from the mothership VMS Eve at an altitude of 46,500 ft (14,200 m) before firing its hybrid rocket engine for 42 seconds to power it to 170,800 ft (32.3 mi, 52 km) and a speed of Mach 2
urban contemporary artist d*face has collaborated with formula e ds racing team and cybersecurity firm kaspersky lab, to bring the first ever art car and helmet in a three part series to formula racing. The post save the world! d*face, ds virgin racing and kaspersky lab introduce art to formula racing appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Britain may have just announced its first vertical-launch spaceport will be sited on the north coast of Scotland, but the first space launch might take off at the opposite end of the country. The Virgin Galactic spin-off, Virgin Orbit, has announced that it will start launching satellites into orbit from Spaceport Cornwall at Cornwall Airport Newquay by 2021, using rockets dropped from a m
Firing rockets from beneath the wings of an airborne 747 isn't the most conventional way to get satellites into space, but it might be among the most cost-effective. Virgin spinoff company Virgin Orbit has been awarded a license for its maiden attempt to do just that, with hopes of beginning commercial services before the year is out... Continue Reading Rockets at the ready: Virgin Orbit a
Virgin Galactic has shown the first firing of its spaceplane's chemical rocket engine was no fluke, following last month's effort with another successful outing In California. The latest test flight takes the tourist-carrying space vehicle a little closer to space, literally and figuratively, with engineers now poring over data with an eye to the next round of testing. .. Continue Reading
foster + partners and virgin will be building the world's first continental shipping hyperloop,l connecting asia with the middle east for a new silk road. The post foster + partners and virgin hyperloop one announce shipping loop collaboration appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Virgin Galactic's tourist-carrying spaceplane has taken a step closer to entering service after its chemical rocket engine was fired for the first time in the skies over the Sierra Nevada Mountains in California. With test pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky and Dave Mackay at the controls, the 60-ft-long (18 m) SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity pegged the speedometer at Mach 1.87 (1,424 mph, 2,290 km/h) within
Virgin Hyperloop One has been making inroads in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a little while, having already presented its vision for a route connecting cities across the Middle East, including a 12-minute link between Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Now it has unveiled a prototype pod developed together with Dubai's transport authority, offering locals a little glimpse at a potential future of sub
Virgin has revealed a prototype design of the pods that will be used on the Hyperloop One network to transport passengers between Dubai and Abu Dhabi in just 12 minutes. Read more
Virgin Galactic's passenger-carrying spaceship VSS Unity has completed its seventh unpowered glider test flight. On September 11, test pilots Mark "Forger" Stucky and Michael "Sooch" Masucci ran the craft through a series of maneuvers over Mojave, California during which it reached a transonic velocity of Mach 0.9 (690 mph, 600 knots, 1,111 km/h) – almost the highest it can attain without an


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