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VSS Enterprise GF29

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.

Michael Masucci

Michael Masucci

Status: Active
-
Nationality: American
Type: Private
First Flight: 12/11/2013
Last Flight: 7/11/2021

Mike “Sooch” Masucci was a former U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel and U2 test pilot.

Mission

VSS Enterprise GF29

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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