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Human error to blame in fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jul 28, 2015.

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    When the co-pilot of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceshipTwo prematurely unlocked the feathering -- or braking system on the spacecraft it set off a chain of events that lead to a chain of events that brought the ship down.

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    That was but one of the findings released today by the National Transportation Safety Board which has ben investigating the Virgin Galactic crash 10 months ago that killed the copilot and badly injured the pilot.

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