New York നേതൃത്വത്തിൽ The space mission led by Virgin Galactic boss Richard Branson was a success. The six-member team, which took off into space on Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unit rocket, completed its journey in an hour and returned to Earth.
The crew, which includes Sirisha Bandula, of Indian descent, departed from the New Mexico Sportport America launch pad in the US at 8:10 pm Indian time on Sunday. He arrived in space at nine o’clock. The flight was scheduled to start at 6.30am India time, but was delayed due to inclement weather.
The team departed from the Spaceport America launch pad in New Mexico, USA The trip was in the VSS unit, the Virgin Galactic spacecraft. There were six people on board the space plane, including two pilots and four passengers.
Branson was joined by senior officials Dave McKay, Michael Masucci, Beth Moses, Colin Bennett and Sirisha Bandula, 34, of Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. With the success of the trip, Sirisha became the third woman of Indian descent to enter space. Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams are the previous winners. Richard Banson arrived at the launch pad by bicycle to participate in a space mission.
The VSS unit was carried by a mothership, the White Knight (Eve), at an altitude of 50,000 feet. Then the unit moved out of her into space. After a long flight of minutes, he returned to Earth and landed at 9.12 on the Spaceport runway.
Summary in English : Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic delayed space flight 90 minutes