Richard Branson continues his quest for space domination as he unveils the new VSS Unity which is a SpaceShipTwo (SS2) model (an upgraded version of the SS1 that crashed in 2014 – The SS2 is also being manufactured by different people).
Here are some facts about it:
- Its made if 100% Carbon composite
- Its 60ft long with a 42ft wingspan
- It has a hybrid rocket motor
- Its going to fly independently for about 30 minutes (it gets carried up to high atmosphere by another aircraft)
- It can take 6 passengers and 2 pilots (who have the best job ever!)
- Its velocity will reach supersonic within 8 seconds of rocket ignition and max out at more than Mach 3.5
As yet Zvooka have no information about how many air miles you will get for taking a flight.