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SpaceShipTwo (SS2) History

This list contains only free flights. Unpowered glide flights are marked in grey. Flights qualifying as spaceflights are marked with a *.

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# Date Flight LS Crew Crew Remarks
1 10.10.2010 VSS Enterprise GF01 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Alsbury, Michael T.
(1)
(1)
2 28.10.2010 VSS Enterprise GF02 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Alsbury, Michael T.
(1)
(2)
3 17.11.2010 VSS Enterprise GF03 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Nichols, Clint
(2)
(1)
4 13.01.2011 VSS Enterprise GF04 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
(2)
(2)
5 22.04.2011 VSS Enterprise GF05 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Shane, Douglas B.
(3)
(1)
6 27.04.2011 VSS Enterprise GF06 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Alsbury, Michael T.
(3)
(3)
7 04.05.2011 VSS Enterprise GF07 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Nichols, Clint
(4)
(3)
8 10.05.2011 VSS Enterprise GF08 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Shane, Douglas B.
(4)
(2)
9 19.05.2011 VSS Enterprise GF09 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Binnie, W. Brian
(5)
(1)
10 25.05.2011 VSS Enterprise GF10 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Binnie, W. Brian
(5)
(2)
11 14.06.2011 VSS Enterprise GF11 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Shane, Douglas B.
(6)
(3)
12 15.06.2011 VSS Enterprise GF12 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
(6)
(4)
13 21.06.2011 VSS Enterprise GF13 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Nichols, Clint
(7)
(5)
14 23.06.2011 VSS Enterprise GF14 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
(7)
(6)
15 27.06.2011 VSS Enterprise GF15 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Binnie, W. Brian
(8)
(3)
16 29.09.2011 VSS Enterprise GF16 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Eng
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
Persall, Wes
(8)
(7)
(1)
17 26.06.2012 VSS Enterprise GF17 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Alsbury, Michael T.
(9)
(4)
18 29.06.2012 VSS Enterprise GF18 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Mackay, David
(9)
(1)
19 18.07.2012 VSS Enterprise GF19 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Nichols, Clint
(10)
(8)
20 02.08.2012 VSS Enterprise GF20 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
(10)
(9)
21 07.08.2012 VSS Enterprise GF21 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Colmer, Keith
(11)
(1)
22 11.08.2012 VSS Enterprise GF22 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Binnie, W. Brian
(11)
(4)
23 19.12.2012 VSS Enterprise GF23 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Alsbury, Michael T.
(12)
(5)
24 03.04.2013 VSS Enterprise GF24 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
(13)
(10)
25 12.04.2013 VSS Enterprise CF01 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Alsbury, Michael T.
(14)
(6)
Cold flow test
26 29.04.2013 VSS Enterprise PF01 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Alsbury, Michael T.
(15)
(7)
16.8 km, Mach 1.2; first powered flight
27 26.07.2013 VSS Enterprise GF25 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Mackay, David
(16)
(2)
28 08.08.2013 VSS Enterprise GF26 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Mackay, David
(17)
(3)
29 05.09.2013 VSS Enterprise PF02 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Nichols, Clint
(18)
(11)
21.0 km, Mach 1.43
30 11.12.2013 VSS Enterprise GF27 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Masucci, Michael J.
(19)
(1)
31 10.01.2014 VSS Enterprise PF03 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Stucky, Mark P.
(4)
(20)
21.6 km, Mach 1.4
32 17.01.2014 VSS Enterprise GF28 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Sturckow, Frederick W.
(12)
(1)
33 29.07.2014 VSS Enterprise GF29 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Masucci, Michael J.
Siebold, Peter
(2)
(13)
34 28.08.2014 VSS Enterprise CF02 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Alsbury, Michael T.
(14)
(8)
Cold flow test
35 07.10.2014 VSS Enterprise GF30 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Sturckow, Frederick W.
(15)
(2)
36 31.10.2014 VSS Enterprise PF04 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Siebold, Peter
Alsbury, Michael T. (†)
(16)
(9)
Vehicle disintegrated due to unlocked feather mechanism during propulsive flight,
Alsbury was killed and Siebold was severly injured
37 03.12.2016 VSS Unity GF01 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Mackay, David
(21)
(5)
38 22.12.2016 VSS Unity GF02 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Stucky, Mark P.
(6)
(22)
39 24.02.2017 VSS Unity GF03 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Sturckow, Frederick W.
(7)
(3)
40 01.05.2017 VSS Unity GF04 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Masucci, Michael J.
(23)
(3)
41 01.06.2017 VSS Unity GF05 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Sturckow, Frederick W.
(8)
(4)
42 04.08.2017 VSS Unity GF06 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Sturckow, Frederick W.
(9)
(5)
43 11.01.2018 VSS Unity GF07 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Masucci, Michael J.
(24)
(4)
44 05.04.2018 VSS Unity PF01 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Mackay, David
(25)
(10)
25.7 km; Mach 1.87
45 29.05.2018 VSS Unity PF02 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Stucky, Mark P.
(11)
(26)
34.9 km; Mach 1.90
46 26.07.2018 VSS Unity PF03 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Masucci, Michael J.
(12)
(5)
52.0 km; Mach 2.47
47 13.12.2018 VSS Unity PF04 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Sturckow, Frederick W.
1 (27)
5 (6)
82 km
48 22.02.2019 VSS Unity PF05 Mo Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Masucci, Michael J.
Moses, Beth
1 (13)
1 (6)
1 (1)
89.9 km
49 01.05.2020 VSS Unity GF08 SA Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Sturckow, Frederick W.
(14)
(7)
1st flight from Spaceport America
50 25.06.2020 VSS Unity GF09 SA Plt
CoPlt
Stucky, Mark P.
Masucci, Michael J.
(28)
(7)
51 12.12.2020 VSS Unity PF06 SA Plt
CoPlt
Sturckow, Frederick W.
Mackay, David
(8)
(15)
1st powered flight from Spaceport America, aborted
52 22.05.2021 VSS Unity PF07 SA Plt
CoPlt
Sturckow, Frederick W.
Mackay, David
6 (9)
2 (16)
53 11.07.2021 VSS Unity PF08 SA Plt
CoPlt
Mackay, David
Masucci, Michael J.
Branson, Richard C. N.
Moses, Beth
Bennett, Colin
Bandla, Sirisha
3 (11)
2 (8)
1 (1)
2 (2)
1 (1)
1 (1)
Launch sites: Mo = Mojave Air and Space Port, Mojave, California, USA USA SA = Spaceport America (SouthWest Regional Spaceport), Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, USA USA