Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Test Flight 'Anomaly' Causes Awful Crash — One Pilot Dead, One Seriously Injured!
This is just awful. What a huge blow to the private spaceflight industry.
Virgin Galactic was testing their SpaceShipTwo, a new type of plane designed to take passengers 62 miles into the sky! That's the edge of outer space!
Sadly, a "serious anomaly" caused the craft to fall from the sky, and crash into the Mojave Desert.
Virgin Galactic released a statement: