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Richard Branson unveils Virgin Galactic’s new Spaceship aircraft named VSS UNITY

Mojave, Usa - The new vehicle’s build process kicked off in 2012 with each component part undergoing rigorous testing before assembly

Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS, unveiled its newly completed SpaceShipTwo. The rollout ceremony was attended by Sir Richard Branson and his family, Virgin Galactic’s Future Astronauts, and partners. Professor Stephen Hawking named the new vehicle Virgin Spaceship (VSS) Unity via a recorded speech. The ceremony featured fou...

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