Virgin Galactic’s fatal Crash blows a Tough Day for Commercial Space Industry

Virgin Galactic’s fatal Crash blows a Tough Day for commercial space industry

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Its really a bad news that Aviation pioneer Richard Branson’s space tourism was met with a serious blow. This was happened on Friday during a test flight of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.

Virgin Galactic’s Crash:

Virgin Galactic took off from the Mojave Air and Space Port at 9 a.m. The malfunction occurred when the rocket plane was lifted into the sky by another aircraft that is when spaceship has separated from the carrier. Friday Unfortunately the pilot was killed, and a co-pilot was seriously injured in this case. The Mojave Air and Space Port was 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles. This is a major accident in recent years of commercial space industry.This was great tragedy and one pilot ended his life in this crash. Parachuted pilot escaped with serious injuries and was now hospitalized at Antelope Valley Hospital.

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Some more pictures of the crash

 

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