Registration / Serial:N328KF
Aircraft Original Type:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
Aircraft Generic Type:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
Aircraft Version:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
C/n (msn):001
Operator Painted:Scaled Composites
City / Area:Washington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:District of Columbia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian)
Photo Date:10 September 2010
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
Photo ID:275504Submit Correction
View count: 49
SpaceShipOne is an experimental air-launched rocket-powered aircraft with sub-orbital spaceflight capability at speeds of up to 900 m/s (3,000 ft/s), using a hybrid rocket motor. The design features a unique "feathering" atmospheric reentry system where the rear half of the wing and the twin tail booms folds 70 degrees upward along a hinge running the length of the wing; increasing drag while remaining stable.
Registration / Serial:N328KF
Aircraft Version:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
C/n (msn):001
Operator Painted:Scaled Composites
City / Area:Washington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:10 September 2010
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
Registration / Serial:N328KF
Aircraft Original Type:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
Aircraft Generic Type:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
Aircraft Version:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
C/n (msn):001
Operator Painted:Scaled Composites
City / Area:Washington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:District of Columbia, United States
Collection:National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian)
Photo Date:10 September 2010
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact
Photo ID:275504Submit Correction
View count: 49
SpaceShipOne is an experimental air-launched rocket-powered aircraft with sub-orbital spaceflight capability at speeds of up to 900 m/s (3,000 ft/s), using a hybrid rocket motor. The design features a unique "feathering" atmospheric reentry system where the rear half of the wing and the twin tail booms folds 70 degrees upward along a hinge running the length of the wing; increasing drag while remaining stable.
Registration / Serial:N328KF
Aircraft Version:Scaled Composites 316 SpaceShipOne
C/n (msn):001
Operator Painted:Scaled Composites
City / Area:Washington / Smithsonian Museum [ Off-Airport ]
Photo Date:10 September 2010
Photo by:Derek GaynorContact