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January 25, 2019

Branson expects commercial SpaceShipTwo flights to begin in mid-2019

WASHINGTON — The founder of Virgin Galactic says he now expects to fly on the company’s SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle around the middle of this year after […]
April 6, 2018

First four images from Virgin Galactic’s successful new test flight

We’ve had our first glimpse of Virgin Galactic‘s new test flight and it’s out of this world. Aiming to be the world’s first commercial spaceline, Richard […]
June 30, 2017

Vector raises $21 million for small launch vehicle development

WASHINGTON — Vector, one of a number of companies developing small launch vehicles in response to growing small satellite demand, announced June 29 that it closed […]
February 27, 2017

Virgin Galactic resumes SpaceShipTwo testing

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic resumed flight tests of its second SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane Feb. 24 after a two-month hiatus. The vehicle, attached to its WhiteKnightTwo carrier […]
March 22, 2016

Spaceport America: Space Tourism Launch Site

Spaceport America is a launching facility for numerous private space companies. Several observers have called it the first spaceport dedicated to commercial spaceflight. The spaceport broke […]
February 20, 2016

This Is Virgin Galactic's New Spaceplane, VSS Unity

Stephen Hawking wants a ride. Do you? Today, spaceflight company Virgin Galactic unveiled a new spaceplane. VSS Unity is the flashy new sibling of the VSS […]
January 11, 2014

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reaches record height in latest test

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo reusable space vehicle to new heights on Friday, blasting the craft nearly 13.5 miles into the air and […]