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VSS Enterprise GF02

SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Mark Stucky

Mark Stucky

Status: Retired
11/9/1958 -
Nationality: American
Type: Private
First Flight: 10/28/2010
Last Flight: 6/25/2020

Mark P. "Forger" Stucky was an American test pilot and commercial astronaut for Virgin Galactic. He left the company in July 2021.

Michael Alsbury

Michael Alsbury

Status: Lost In Flight
3/19/1975 - 10/31/2014
Nationality: American
Type: Private
First Flight: 10/10/2010
Last Flight: 10/31/2014

Michael Tyner Alsbury was an American test pilot for Scaled Composites. On October 31, 2014, Alsbury was test flying the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo, VSS Enterprise with Peter Siebold. The craft broke up in-flight, resulting in a total loss of VSS Enterprise, which crashed in the California Mojave Desert.

Mission

VSS Enterprise GF02

Type: Test Flight

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Location

Mojave Air and Space Port

Air launch to Suborbital flight

77 rockets have launched from Air launch to Suborbital flight.

Mojave Air and Space Port, Air launch to Suborbital flight

Agency

Virgin Galactic

Type: Private
Abbreviation: VG
Administration: Founder: Richard Branson
Founded: 2004
Launchers: VMS Eve
Spacecraft: VSS Enterprise, VSS Unity
Country: USA

Virgin Galactic is an American spaceflight company within the Virgin Group. It is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists. Virgin Galactic’s suborbital spacecraft are air launched from beneath a carrier airplane known as White Knight Two.

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