VirginGalactic Soars Again

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  1. The Night Funky

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    Flight test for their new craft.
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    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    I'm pretty sure they stuck with the problematic hybrid engine. They should have taken the opportunity to switch to a more controllable, smoother, and higher performance liquid engine.
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  5. The Night Funky

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    Another successful flight.
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    Good news for sure.
  7. The Night Funky

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    And another successful test.
  8. The Night Funky

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    Nearly two years later, they've gone supersonic.
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  9. The Night Funky

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    Another successful test flight.
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  10. The Night Funky

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    They've inked a deal with Italy, it seems.
  11. The Night Funky

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    They're inching closer.
    Pics at the link.
  12. The Night Funky

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    VirginGalactic is prepping for a launch this week.
  13. The Night Funky

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    And they did it!
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  14. The Night Funky

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  15. NAHTMMM

    NAHTMMM GLORIAAA!!

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    Ah, it runs on Flubber.

    The cupholders, the airsickness bags, the quarter-operated binocular stands . . .

    Lazy
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    Bailey It's always Christmas Eve Super Moderator

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    I can't see Virgin Galactic ever being profitable.
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  19. The Night Funky

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    VirginGalactic stock hits the markets.
  20. The Night Funky

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    Progress on their second (really third) spaceplane.
    Video at the link.

    Shatner supposedly has tickets to ride on one of the flights. It'd be interesting if he, or someone else connected to a big SF franchise, went on one the flights came back down and said something like, "Holy shit! We got a lot of things wrong! We've got to change how we do the series/films/etc. from now on!"
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    Wow, they were serious about doing an Airplane 2 remake :chris:
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