Photos: All-New Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two towed by Range Rover Autobiography

The partnership agreement which was reached in 2014 by Land Rover and Virgin Galactic was demonstrated at the unveiling ceremony of Virgin Galactic spaceship Two which held in California. Land Rover brought along a brand new Range Rover Autobiography to tow Richard Branson's latest creation to its unveiling.

The SpaceShipTwo itself is known officially as VSS Unity, a name given to it by none other than Professor Stephen Hawking. VSS Unity is Branson's latest suborbital spaceplane which he hopes will make space tourism a reality. Its launch comes 16 months after a fatal crash involving VSS Enterprise, the first SpaceShipTwo produced by the company.

According to commercial director at Virgin Galactic Stephen Attenborough:

“Since our partnership began in April 2014, Land Rover has become an integral part of the team’s day to day operating environment in Mojave. Therefore it was fitting that the Range Rover Autobiography took a starring role in today’s events as our new SpaceShipTwo, Unity, made its global debut. We’re looking forward to more collaboration across the business including STEM programmes as well as engineering, design and product initiatives.”       
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