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VSS Enterprise GF15

SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic

Launch Status
Success

Crew

Peter Siebold

Peter Siebold

Status: Active
1/1/1971 -
Nationality: American
Type: Private
First Flight: 10/10/2010
Last Flight: 10/31/2014

Peter Siebold is a member of the Scaled Composites astronaut team. He is their Director of Flight Operations was one of the test pilots for SpaceShipOne and SpaceShipTwo. On October 31, 2014, Peter Siebold and Michael Alsbury were piloting the SpaceShipTwo VSS Enterprise on flight PF04, when the craft came apart in mid-air and then crashed, killing Alsbury and injuring Siebold.

William Brian Binnie

William Brian Binnie

Status: Retired
1/1/1953 -
Nationality: American
Type: Unknown
First Flight: 5/19/2011
Last Flight: 8/11/2012

William Brian Binnie is a former United States Navy officer and one of the test pilots for SpaceShipOne and SpaceShipTwo

Mission

VSS Enterprise GF15

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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