Virgin Galactic rocket ship forerunner of hypersonic travel

spaceport_america_logo_detailA “hypersonic space line,” or a transportation system that would transport people halfway around the earth in a matter of hours, isn’t science fiction. It’s a science being perfected in part at Spaceport America, according to Michael Moses, president of spaceport tenant Virgin Galactic.

Virgin Galactic announced Thursday, before Moses spoke on the second day of the International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight, that the former senior vice president for operations would now oversee the company’s human spaceflight program.

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