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VSS Unity VF-01

SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic

Launch Status
Success

Crew

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.

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.

Beth Moses

Beth Moses

Status: Retired
5/30/1980 -
Nationality: American
Type: Private
First Flight: 2/22/2019
Last Flight: 7/11/2021

Beth Moses is Chief Astronaut Instructor and Interiors Program Manager for Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo program, and is a commercial astronaut. She was the first woman to make a spaceflight on a commercially launched vehicle, the VSS Unity VF-01 flight of 22 February 2019.

Mission

VSS Unity VF-01

Type: Test Flight

Powered test flight of VSS Unity. Carried a third crew member in the passenger cabin for the first time.

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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