Whitesides: RocketMotorTwo to Finish Testing in Two Months


The Wall Street Journal has an update on RocketMotorTwo:

–Expects to finish developing spacecraft engine in weeks

–Sees first commercial fee-paying customers reaching space by the end of 2013

–Abu Dhabi selected by Virgin to become the second location for its SpacePort

Richard Branson’s space travel company, Virgin Galactic, which is 32% owned by Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments, expects to finish developing its rocket engine in the next two months, the group’s chief executive said, marking a significant step in its ambition to become the first commercial space flight operator.

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