Nightly News   |  January 10, 2014

Watch Virgin Galactic's Supersonic Test Flight

In a 90-minute flight over the Mojave desert in California, Richard Branson’s team flew SpaceShipTwo to 71,000 feet.

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>>> test flight today at the mohave desert in california, they flew space ship two to 71,000 feet, highest ever for a commercial winged vehicle. they say by the end of the year the paying customers will take the same ride but even higher. 325,000 feet into space and a $250,000 seat, and 670 people have already signed up for it.