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Virgin Galactic test flight reaches 71,000 feet

Virgin Galactic test flight reaches 71,000 feet

(4:47) January 10, 2014.: One step closer to space tourism for the rest of us. Virgin Galactic's Space Ship Two reached 71,000 feet at Mach 1.4 during its third supersonic test flight. http://VirginGalactic.com

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Guest: mr bartlett (1489 days ago)
Well that's 12 miles only another 56 to go
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Well that's 12 miles only another 56 to go
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guest123456789 guest123456789 (1489 days ago)
Your math is a bit off. 71,000 feet is actually 13.447 miles. It is not necessary to go another 56 miles since they only planned to go into the stratosphere which ranges from 10 to 45 miles. Their mission was a success.
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Your math is a bit off. 71,000 feet is actually 13.447 miles. It is not necessary to go another 56 miles since they only planned to go into the stratosphere which ranges from 10 to 45 miles. Their mission was a success.
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Guest: MONO (1488 days ago)
Latest comment: Now my left ear knows exactly how this sounds.
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Latest comment: Now my left ear knows exactly how this sounds.
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