Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo has made its first powered test flight!

Good news, spacefans: the image up top is real. Virgin Galactic's rocket plane made history this morning, igniting its engines for the first time and hitting supersonic speeds. The achievement brings would-be passengers one step closer to a trip to the edge of space. » 4/29/13 10:39am 4/29/13 10:39am