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Virgin Galactic space ship blasts to record height of 71,000 Feet , New World Record

Reading Time: < 1 minute Virgin Galactic set a new altitude record with the SpaceShipTwo by reaching an altitude of 71,000 feet, reports NBC. The flight prior to this test reached 69,000 feet. Everything was captured by cameras mounted on SpaceShipTwo, including one on a tail boom, which showed a different view of the rocket soaring into the sky.