A Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Has Crashed In The Mojave Desert (1 Reported Dead)

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In what’s been a very strange week what with an Antares rocket bound for the International Space Station exploding and crashing down on the launching pad, it appears that Virgin Galactic has suffered a crash of its own during a test flight in the Mojave Desert. One pilot has been reported dead.

NASA has had its share of accidents and near misses in what can be a very dangerous business but these are the first high profile accidents to befall private companies in such a public way.

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UPDATE:

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