Summary of WhiteKnightTwo Flight No. 80

WhiteKnightTwo on the tarmac in Mojave. (Credit: Douglas Messier)
Flight: 80
Date:16 May 12Flight Time:0.8 hr
WK2 Pilot:SieboldWK2 CoPilot:ColmerWK2 FTE:Inks

Objectives:

Pilot familiarization
Cold soak gear extension retraction
Dump valve evaluation

Results:

Primary objectives achieved. Early return due to increasing surface winds.