White Knight Two
Designed by aerospace company Scaled Composites -- who also designed SpaceShipTwo, SpaceShipOne, and the original White Knight -- White Knight Two is a twin-boom aircraft with two jet engines per hull and a wingspan similar to a Boeing B-29 Superfortress.
It is roughly three times larger than the original White Knight and will be used to allow commercial spaceflight passengers to test the feelings of weightlessness; the White Knight Two will provide a few seconds of the sensation as opposed to the SpaceShipTwo's five minutes.
September 5, 2013 3:28 PM PDT
Photo by: Scaled Composites
| Caption by: Nick Statt
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