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Doug Shane

American - ( VG)

Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 1, 1960
Age: 61


Douglas Bennett Shane is President of The Spaceship Company, as well as an American test pilot who has trained as a commercial astronaut. He was a member of the Scaled Composites astronaut team and one of the test pilots for SpaceShipOne, the experimental spaceplane developed by Scaled Composites. Shane worked as the operations director on the SpaceShipOne project in addition to being one of the program pilots, and later served as President of Scaled Composites from 2008 through early 2013. Birthday is unknown.

SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF05

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
April 22, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF08

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
May 10, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise CC12

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 9, 2011, noon
Status: Partial Failure
Mission:

Cold flow test flight of VSS Enterprise. Release failure during flight intended as GF11.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF11

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 14, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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Founder: Richard Branson

Virgin Galactic is an American spaceflight company within the Virgin Group. It is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists. Virgin Galactic's suborbital spacecraft are air launched from beneath a carrier airplane known as White Knight Two.


Long March 2
Success
5 days, 21 hours ago
Yaogan-30-09
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

The Yaogan-30 is a series of military remote sensing satellites which are launched in triplets. The satellites are spaced by 120° in their orbit.


Falcon 9 Block 5
Success
6 days, 11 hours ago
GPS III SV05
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

GPS-IIIA (Global Positioning System) is the first evolution stage of the third generation of the GPS satellites. It consists of the first ten (known …


Long March 2F
Success
1 week ago
Shenzhou 12
Launch Area 4 (SLS-1 / 921) - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

First crewed flight to the Chinese large modular space station.


Minotaur I
Success
1 week, 1 day ago
NROL-111
Launch Area 0 B - Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office.


Pegasus XL
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Odyssey (TacRL-2)
Vandenberg Space Force Base - Air launch to orbit

Payload for the US Space Force’s Tactically Responsive Launch program. It is a space domain awareness satellite that was procured under the Space For…