SpaceShipTwo Test Summaries

SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo circle over the Mojave Air and Space Port during a successful glide flight on July 18, 2012. (Credit: Bill Deaver)
Flight: 90 GF19
Date:18 Jul 12
WK2 Flight Time:2 hrSS2 Flight Time:10 min, 39 sec
WK2 Pilot:StuckyWK2 CoPilot:MaislerWK2 FTE: Seguin
SS2 Pilot:SieboldSS2 CoPilot:Nichols
GS Crew:Binnie, Kalogiannis, Jaster, Verderame, Cassebeer, M. Fuchs, Bassett, Knupp, Reid, Bourgeois

WK2 Objectives:
SS2 release mission
Fly a no-guidance SS2 approach
CoPilot training

Results:
All objectives achieved.

SS2 Objectives:
Aft CG S&C strake evaluation
Airspeed expansion
Heavy weight landing

Results:
All objectives achieved.

Flight: 89 / CC16
Date:16 Jul 12Flight Time:1.7 hr
WK2 Pilot:StuckyWK2 CoPilot:MaislerWK2 FTE: Knupp
SS2 Pilot:SieboldSS2 CoPilot:Nichols

Objectives:
SS2 release mission
CoPilot training

Results:
Due to out of limit winds, conducted simulated mission.