Virgin Galactic has successfully tested their SpaceShipTwo rocket. While there hasn’t been much news about them the past couple years what with SpaceX and the like stealing the thunder with the cargo contracts with NASA, Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipOne actually won the Ansari X Prize worth $10 Million for the first privately developed piloted spacecraft.
What does all this mean you may ask? Well this is one of the biggest milestones in the long and hard path for Virgin Galactic to begin providing commercial suborbital service from Spaceport America in New Mexico.
If anyone wants to take notes now, I will accept a paid trip on a Virgin Galactic flight as a present. Just sayin’.
Check out full article and a few videos on space.com