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What Probably Went Wrong With Space Ship 2

NTSB says the feathering mechanism operated when the pilot unlocked it – by itself – was not supposed to actuate until the pilot commanded it to. They also said they have found the rocket motor intact.
So might not be the new engine’s fault at all !
Great video interview of Doug Messinger and the photographer who witnessed and photographed the accident
Also saw that Virgin Galactic says the 2nd SS3 is 65% complete and can be ready to go by next year.

About tatamkuluafrica

I am a man who has lived n 6 of the 7 continents. I first arrived in Africa on April 18, 1981. Africa has been a part of my life since. I spent 8 months living in a Xhosa village in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. I was given he nickname Tatamkulu Africa. In Xhosa it means "Grandfather Africa." In April of 1994 I was allowed to vote in the first democratic election in South Africa..I was honored to be part of such a historical moment. It was a beautiful and a magical day.

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