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Mark Stucky

American - ( VG)

Retired

Date of Birth: Nov. 9, 1958
Age: 65


Mark P. "Forger" Stucky was an American test pilot and commercial astronaut for Virgin Galactic. He left the company in July 2021.

SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF02

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Oct. 28, 2010, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF04

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Jan. 13, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF06

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
April 27, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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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 GF10

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
May 25, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF12

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 15, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF14

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 23, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF16

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Sept. 29, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF18

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 29, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF20

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Aug. 2, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF22

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Aug. 11, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF23

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Dec. 19, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF24

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
April 3, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise CF01

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
April 12, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Cold flow test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise PF01

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
April 29, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Powered test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF25

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
July 25, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF26

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Aug. 8, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise PF02

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Sept. 5, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Powered test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF27

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Dec. 11, 2013, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise PF03

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Jan. 10, 2014, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Powered test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF28

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Jan. 17, 2014, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity CC01

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Sept. 8, 2016, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Test flight of VSS Unity with no release from the mothership VMS Eve.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity GF01

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Dec. 3, 2016, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

First free glide test flight of VSS Unity.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity GF02

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Dec. 22, 2016, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Unity.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity GF04

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
May 1, 2017, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Unity.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity GF07

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Jan. 11, 2018, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Unity.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity PF01

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
April 5, 2018, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

First powered test flight of VSS Unity.

Suborbital
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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity PF02

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
May 29, 2018, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Powered test flight of VSS Unity.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity VP-03

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Dec. 13, 2018, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Powered test flight of VSS Unity. Reached outer space for the first time according to the US definition of the space border.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Unity GF09

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 25, 2020, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Unity.

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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
15 hours, 48 minutes ago
Starlink Group 6-40
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 23 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 3
Success
18 hours, 15 minutes ago
WHG-01
Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) - Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

Chinese communication satellite with name meaning "Satellite Internet - High Orbit Satellite 01" in Chinese. Details TBD.


Soyuz 2.1b/Fregat-M
Success
1 day, 1 hour ago
Meteor-M No.2-4 & others
Cosmodrome Site 1S - Vostochny Cosmodrome, Siberia, Russian Federation

Meteor-M satellites are a new generation of Russian meteorological satellites. Hitchhiking Payloads: SITRO-AIS 13-28, Zorkiy-2M-2, Pars 1 (Iran).


Falcon 9
Success
4 days, 9 hours ago
Starlink Group 6-39
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

A batch of 24 satellites for the Starlink mega-constellation - SpaceX's project for space-based Internet communication system.


Long March 5
Success
6 days, 19 hours ago
TJSW-11
101 - Wenchang Space Launch Site, People's Republic of China

Chinese classified satellite claimed to be for communication technology test purposes. Actual mission not known.