Historic Virgin Galactic Flight Reminds Us That ‘Space’ Is Just a Concept
Gizmodo ---------- Earlier on Thursday, Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo commercial aircraft into space, a historic first for the private company. But at a maximum altitude of 51.4 miles (82.68 kilometers), the spaceplane fell 10.6 miles (17.32 kilometers) short of the Karman line—the internationally recognized boundary separating the atmosphere from space. Prompting the inevitable question: What the hell is space, anyway? To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.