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Another SpaceShipTwo drop test today

29 Jun 2012, 15:31 UTC
Another SpaceShipTwo drop test today
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I just heard there was another SpaceShipTwo glide flight today at Mojave.

Here is the entry for Tuesday's drop test in the SpaceShipTwo Test Summaries:

Flight: 87 / GF17
Date: 26 Jun 12
Flight Time: 11 min, 22 sec
SS2 Pilot: Siebold SS2
CoPilot: Alsbury
GS Crew: Tighe, Bassett, Knupp, Bourgeois, Glaser, Jaster, Bozarth, Cassebeer, Fuchs, Verderame, Nichols

Objectives:
SS2 control surface flutter data collection
SS2 aero stability and control validation
RCS airborne functional test
Speed brake check
Frequency sweeps without dampers

Results:
All objectives achieved. Great return to flight!

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