SpaceShipTwo made its sixth glide test (and second in five days) in Mojave on Wednesday in a sign that the flight test program is speeding up.
|Flight:||57 / GF06|
|Date:||27 Apr 11||Flight Time:||16 min, 7 sec|
|SS2 Pilot:||Stucky||SS2 CoPilot:||Alsbury|
|GS Crew:||Binnie, Kelley, Bassett, Tighe, Reid, Glaser, Inks, Verderame, Maisler, Knupp|
Evaluate stability and control
Continued flutter envelope expansion
Clean release at desired altitude. Glide test objectives complete without issues.