Reply to post: Re: "Virgin Galactic has remained tight-lipped over what happened"

Virgin Galactic cleared to fly again after a spell on Federal Aviation Administration's naughty step

Alan Brown Silver badge

Re: "Virgin Galactic has remained tight-lipped over what happened"

"From now on, ATC will have the final say over whether the mission must be aborted."

When you're flying ballistically or with insufficient atmosphere to operate control surfaces, gravity would beg to differ

Power gives way to sail. Always has, always will. ATC's responsibility is to ensure that traffic in the area doesn't approach the descending glider

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