Virgin Galactic operates the reusable SpaceShipTwo spaceflight system.
- Human Spaceflight & Landers
- Microgravity Flight Service (Suborbital)
Suborbital Space Tourism
- Space Tourism
- 2) Demonstrated
- First launch
This consists of WhiteKnightTwo, a custom-built, carrier aircraft, and SpaceShipTwo, the world’s first passenger carrying spaceship to be built by a private company and operated in commercial service.
Aerospace company Virgin Galactic has announced a first stage design scope for the build of a new aircraft capable of reaching speeds of Mach 3 (3,700 km/h, or 2,300 mph).