Virgin Galactic today announced the successful completion of the second SpaceShipTwo test flight from Spaceport America. On SpaceShipTwo Unity’s flight deck were Mark ‘Forger’ Stucky and Michael ‘Sooch’ Masucci. Piloting the Company’s carrier aircraft, VMS Eve, were Nicola Pecile and CJ Sturckow.
Pending the completion of an extensive data review of this flight, Virgin Galactic will start preparing for the next stage of the flight test program – powered spaceflights from Spaceport America.
The test flight was conducted under a set of stringent operational protocols to ensure safety against COVID-19.