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Virgin unveils spaceship designs

by Daniel | January 23, 2008
"I think it's very important that we make a genuine commercial success of this project,"
- Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson

England - Virgin Galactic has released the final design of the launch system that will take fare-paying passengers into space.

It is based on the X-Prize-winning SpaceShipOne concept - a rocket ship that is lifted initially by a carrier plane before blasting skywards.

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