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Doug Shane

American - ( VG)

Retired

Date of Birth: Jan. 1, 1960
Age: 63


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.


Falcon 9
Success
3 days, 23 hours ago
Starlink Group 5-3
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

A batch of 53 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Falcon 9
Success
5 days, 15 hours ago
Starlink Group 2-6 & ION SCV009
Space Launch Complex 4E - Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

A batch of 49 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system. This launch carries…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 3 days ago
Starlink Group 5-2
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 56 satellites for Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


H-IIA 202
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
IGS Radar-7
Yoshinobu Launch Complex - Tanegashima, Japan

The IGS-Radar 7 is a Japanese radar reconnaissance satellite. The satellite is operated by the Cabinet Satellite Information Center. The satellite se…


Electron
Success
1 week, 5 days ago
Virginia is for Launch Lovers
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 (Launch Area 0 C) - Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Rideshare mission with 3 HawkEye 360 satellites and other payloads.