Space Flight Redux

(Posted 3/23/2010) - Every once in a while I step back from the day to day frustrations of human drama and see something truly inspiring. This months test flight of the Virgin Galactic VSS Enterprise are just awesome! First, to set the stage -- here's a video of the SS1 craft that flew into near space(60+ miles) in 2008.

Following are a few photos of the new Enterprise carrier with the multi-passenger space-rocket attached. The time is coming when we will be lifting commercial passengers into orbit! Just click for a full size image of each thumbnail...