Credit: Virgin Galactic


SpaceShipTwo Name: SpaceShipTwo
Manufacturer: The Spaceship Company
Operator: Virgin Galactic
Lenght: 18,3 m / 60 ft
Wingspan: 8,3 m / 27 ft
Mass: 9,7 t / 21,470 lb
Maximum speed: 4,000 km/h / 2,500 mph
Service ceiling: 110,000 m / 360,000 ft
Mission: Suborbital manned spaceflight
Crew: 2 + 6 passengers
Stages: 1
Engines first stage: 1 x RocketMotorTwo
Ticket price: US$ 250,000
Launch sites:

First launch: 13/12/2018


SpaceShipTwo launch statistics

SpaceShipTwo photos

Images: Virgin Galactic

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This article was published by FutureSpaceFlight founder and chief editor Kris Christiaens. Kris Christiaens has been passionate and fascinated by spaceflight and space exploration all his life and has written hundreds of articles on space projects, the commercial space industry and space missions over the past 20 years for magazines, books and websites. In late 2021, he founded the website FutureSpaceFlight with the goal of promoting new space companies and commercial space projects and compiling news of these start-ups and companies on one website.