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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 3
In Flight
6 hours, 9 minutes ago
Beidou-4S (?)
Launch Complex 3 ( LC-3 ) ( LA-1 ) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Probable test satellite for the future 4th generation navigation satellite for the Chinese Beidou Navigation Satellite System. Payload identity highl…


Kuaizhou
Success
8 hours, 5 minutes ago
Jilin-1-02D
Unknown Pad - Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Jilin-1 is a series of Chinese commercial remote sensing satellites.


Long March 7
Success
1 week ago
Tianzhou-3
Wenchang - Wenchang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Second cargo delivery mission to the Chinese large modular space station.


Hapith I
Failure
1 week, 4 days ago
Test Flight
Pad 1 - Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex, South Australia

The first Hapith I launch will be testing TiSPACE's hybrid rocket engine technology in preparation for the future Hapith V launch vehicle. Targeting …


Falcon 9
Success
1 week, 4 days ago
Inspiration4
Launch Complex 39A - Kennedy Space Center, FL, USA

Inspiration4 is the world’s first all-commercial astronaut mission to orbit. Jared Isaacman, founder and CEO of Shift4 Payments, is donating the thre…