Godspeed: Memorial Pays Tribute to SpaceShipTwo Pilot Mike Alsbury

November 13, 2014 11:22 PM

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The memorial ceremony featured a rare flyover by the WhiteKnightTwo mothership that carried SpaceShipTwo to its final flight nearly two weeks ago.

About 1,000 mourners, including Alsbury's widow and their two children, attended the ceremony at a baseball stadium in Lancaster, a half-hour's drive south of WhiteKnightTwo's home base at the Mojave Air and Space Port. Among those in attendance were America's first private-sector astronauts, Mike M...

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