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Virgin Galactic today announced its new flight window will open from the New Mexico on December 11, pending good weather conditions and technical readiness.
This flight expects to fulfill a number of objectives, including testing elements of the customer cabin as well as assessing the upgraded horizontal stabilizers and flight controls during boost.
The flight will also carry payloads as part of the NASA Flight Opportunities Program.
The flight will be conducted by essential personnel only. No guests or media will be onsite, in accordance with company and state COVID-19 protocols.
Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. is a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, pioneering human spaceflight for private individuals and researchers, as well as a manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles. It is developing a spaceflight system designed to offer customers a unique and transformative experience.