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VSS Unity CC01

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.

David Mackay

David Mackay

Status: Active
1/1/1957 -
Nationality: British
Type: Private
First Flight: 6/29/2012
Last Flight: 7/11/2021

Astronaut David William Donald Mackay AFC is the British Chief Pilot of Virgin Galactic, and a former RAF test pilot. He is the first native-born Scot to visit space.

Mission

VSS Unity CC01

Type: Test Flight

Test flight of VSS Unity with no release from the mothership VMS Eve.

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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