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SpaceShipTwo Roll Out
Fighting against the stormy Mojave weather SpaceShipTwo was rolled out today to a spectacular display at Mojave Spaceport
Monday 7th December Virgin Galactic unveiled SpaceShipTwo to the world
at Mojave Spaceport, California. 800 press, future astronauts and VIP guests gathered in the desert for a press conference and to view the roll out of the world’s first commercial spaceline.
Richard Branson and Burt Rutan led the press conference, special
recognition went to the team at Scaled Composites whose hard work and
dedication have made this happen. Governors Bill Richardson and Arnold
Schwarzenegger both contributed at the press conference, celebrating
this huge milestone and also joining Holly, Richard’s daughter in
naming the spaceship, VSS Enterprise.
gale force winds and stormy weather, guests gathered on the runway
after the press conference to see SpaceShipTwo for the first time. The
spaceship was carried down the runway by her mothership, VMS
Eve, to a spectacular display of lights, music and snow which only
helped increase the anticipation of her arrival and excitement and awe
as she appeared before the crowds.