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Peter Siebold

American - ( VG)

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Date of Birth: Jan. 1, 1971
Age: 51


Peter Siebold is a member of the Scaled Composites astronaut team. He is their Director of Flight Operations was one of the test pilots for SpaceShipOne and SpaceShipTwo. On October 31, 2014, Peter Siebold and Michael Alsbury were piloting the SpaceShipTwo VSS Enterprise on flight PF04, when the craft came apart in mid-air and then crashed, killing Alsbury and injuring Siebold.

SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF01

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Oct. 10, 2010, noon
Status: Success
Mission: Test Flight

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF03

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Nov. 17, 2010, midnight
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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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 GF07

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
May 4, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF09

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
May 19, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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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.

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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.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF13

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 21, 2011, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF15

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

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF17

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
June 26, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF19

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
July 18, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF21

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Aug. 7, 2012, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF29

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
July 29, 2014, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise CF02

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Aug. 28, 2014, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Cold flow test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise GF30

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Oct. 7, 2014, noon
Status: Success
Mission:

Free glide test flight of VSS Enterprise.

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SpaceShipTwo | VSS Enterprise PF04

Virgin Galactic | USA
Air launch to Suborbital flight
Oct. 31, 2014, noon
Status: Failure
Mission:

Powered test flight of VSS Enterprise. Unintended feathering destroyed the vehicle in-flight, killed one pilot and injured the other.

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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.


Black Brant IX
Success
14 hours, 36 minutes ago
SISTINE
Suborbital Launch Ramp - Arnhem Space Centre

The Suborbital Imaging Spectrograph for Transition region Irradiance from Nearby Exoplanet host stars (SISTINE) is a payload from the University of C…


LauncherOne
Success
4 days, 21 hours ago
Straight Up
Mojave Air and Space Port - Air launch to orbit

Launch contracted by the U.S. Space Force for the Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP), with payloads provided by the DoD Space Test Program (STP) as…


Atlas V 541
Success
5 days, 5 hours ago
USSF-12
Space Launch Complex 41 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Two US national security payloads. The first is the Space Force's Wide Field of View (WFOV) Testbed satellite, the second is a multi-manifest satelli…


PSLV
Success
6 days, 15 hours ago
DS-EO & others
Satish Dhawan Space Centre Second Launch Pad - Sriharikota, Republic of India

DS-EO is an electro-optical multispectral Earth observation satellite for DSTA from Singapore. Secondary payloads are NeuSAR and SCOOB-I, both also f…


Falcon 9
Success
1 week ago
SES-22
Space Launch Complex 40 - Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Geostationary communications satellite