Warning, middle-class Earthmen. By the end of this post, your dreams of low-cost space travel will be delayed. Above: WhiteKnightTwo Eve's Maiden Flight. Photo Credit Schereer Scherer.
In direct contrast to the overloaded interface of the shuttle is SpaceShipOne's cockpit. Sure it's a simpler machine, but the UI is better. Until the screen goes out at 4:40 in this old video:
It becomes less and less a future fever dream every day: Spaceport America in Las Cruces, NM, Virgin Galactic's future home, has gotten FAA approval to begin construction.
Flightglobal has a picture of what looks like the cockpit for Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, the successor to (you guessed it!) SpaceShipOne, which successfully completed the first private manned flight into space. Like the SpaceShipOne, it is being built by Scaled Composites in Mojave, CA, where these shots were…