Virgin Galactic completes first fully crewed test spaceflight

2021-July-12 10:38 By: Xinhua

Photo released by Virgin Galactic on July 11, 2021 shows "Unity 22" crew at zero gravity. Space tourism company Virgin Galactic completed its first fully crewed test flight of its spacecraft on Sunday, making a giant leap toward commercial suborbital spaceflight. The mission, dubbed "Unity 22," was the company's fourth crewed spaceflight, and the 22nd flight test for the company's spacecraft VSS Unity. The crew took off from the company's homeport of Spaceport America in U.S. state of New Mexico Sunday morning. (Virgin Galactic/Handout via Xinhua)

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