Virgin Galactic First Feather Space Shuttle Test Flight

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NASA may have run out of money, and the Space Shuttle may have been retired, but that doesn’t mean America is done with space travel. Thanks to , space exploration has now taken a step forward in the private sector. Virgin test their new Feather space craft which is given a lift from a larger plane and dropped at high altitude. Then the Feather will begin its space flight using its own power.

 

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