The Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise (SpaceShipTwo) today reached a new milestone: completing a manned free flight from over 45,000 feet, then gliding down to land at Mojave Air and Spaceport, in California.
During its first flight the spaceship was piloted by Pete Siebold, assisted by Mike Alsbury as co-pilot. The two main goals of the flight were to carry out a clean release of the spaceship from its mothership and for the pilots to free fly and glide back and land at Mojave Air and Space Port in California.
More about today's accomplishments here.
(Photo by Mark Greenberg: VSS Enterprise glides back towards Mojave Space Port.)
Ah, the righteous indignation of a surfer. EasyReaderNews: A Manhattan Beach surfer was issued a $1,000 citation Saturday morning after ignoring a lifeguard’s order that he not go in the water. “F… you. What are you going to do about it,” the surfer said to the lifeguard who confronted him, according to sources who were […]
“You can’t just come in and say let’s close up the USA,” Trump said, again falsely stating coronavirus is no worse than flu.
• Sex criminal and former film producer, who is serving 23 years, now isolated from other prisoners and shows no symptoms
In case you’re one of those computer shoppers who instinctively turns up their nose at the very mention of the word refurbished, here are a couple myths worth dispelling. Refurbished equals junk somebody didn’t want. While desktops, laptops, notebooks, Chromebooks and tablets marked as refurbished may have been unboxed at some point, meaning they can […]
Electric bikes aren’t toys. And they aren’t a fad. In fact, more and more communities are starting to catch on that e-bikes are a lot more than an amusing gadget for the tech geek. Following a six-month study, Johnson County, Kansas, home to many Kansas City suburbs, became just the latest U.S. community to allow […]
Whether you’re living in a city that has already taken measures to reduce plastic bag use, the small silver lining of the pandemic has inspired you to make changes, or you’ve already started living a greener lifestyle, reusable produce bags are a great addition to your shopping routine. And if you’re going to invest in […]