kanban wrote:I believe Space News has it wrong.. the sub orbital vehicle can not take off by itself and then connect to the White Knight..
AirstairFear wrote:VSS Unity, the suborbital vehicle, departed from Californian Mojave Air and Space Port around 16:20 Eastern, attached itself to the carrier WhiteKnightTwo aircraft, Foust said.
kanban wrote:It's pathetic writing and editing... when you read departed, attached itself, etc the sequence described construes a mid air attachment.. trying to reword it in one's head to match verbiage to fact is just bad writing.
AirstairFear wrote:kanban wrote:I believe Space News has it wrong.. the sub orbital vehicle can not take off by itself and then connect to the White Knight..
That's not what they said. If you change "attached itself" to "itself attached" or just "attached", then you'll see what they were trying to say.
zanl188 wrote:How far behind are they now? 5 years?
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