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SpaceShipTwo makes its longest test flight yet

Virgin Galactic's privately built spaceship soared through its longest flight yet during a drop test over California's Mojave Desert on Friday. Full story

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A new Virgin America A320 aptly named "My Other Ride is a Spaceship" flies in tandem with SpaceShipTwo and its mothership White KnightTwo over the Golden Gate Bridge on Wednesday. The aircraft landed at San Francisco International Airport as the first aircraft to arrive at the new $388 million, 640,

SpaceShipTwo touchdown
SpaceShipTwo touchdown

After its fifth glide test flight — the longest one yet — Virgin Galactic's first SpaceShipTwo passenger spaceship touches down on a runway at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California on Friday.

SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo
SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo

SpaceShipTwo and its carrier airplane, WhiteKnightTwo, fly together above California's Mojave Desert.

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Daily Bucket

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - APRIL 6: In this photo released by Virgin America Airlines, a Virgin America Airbus A320 aptly named, "My Other Ride is a Spaceship", is positioned beside the first commercial space flight system Virgin Galactic's WhiteKnightTwo and SpaceShipTwo at San Francisco International Air

Richard Branson and SpaceShipTwo
Richard Branson and SpaceShipTwo

Sir Richard Branson speaks to AFP during an interview before the official unveiling of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial manned spacecraft, at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Mojave, California on December 7, 2009. Previewing the roll-out of the Virgin Galactic craft, t