Richard Branson Determined To Find Cause Of Virgin Spaceship Crash
* Branson to meet Virgin space team after crash (Updates with Branson and NTSB in Mojave)
By Lucy Nicholson and Irene Klotz
MOJAVE, Calif./CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov 1 (Reuters) – B illionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson said on Saturday he was determined to find out what caused a passenger spaceship being developed by his space tourism company to crash during a test flight in California’s Mojave Desert, killing one pilot and injuring the other.
Branson arrived in California to meet his Virgin Galactic team and with federal officials who arrived to begin their investigation into Friday’s accident, the second in less than a week involving a commercial space company.
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo went down during a powered test flight, scattering debris over the Mojave Desert, 95 miles —> Read More Here