August 20, 2019 6:50 pm
Space tourism takes another step towards reality with Virgin Galactic's mission control center. The facility aims to connect paying customers to the business of space travel before launching them into the final frontier.
April 11, 2019 10:16 pm
Virgin Galactic’s first test passenger received her commercial astronaut wings from the US aviation regulator on Tuesday after flying on the company’s rocket plane to evaluate the customer experience in February.
February 26, 2019 1:12 pm
Carrying a third crew member on board for the first time, a Virgin Galactic spacecraft has touched the edge of space for the second time in three months, achieving the highest speed and altitude to date, the US-based company claimed.
December 16, 2018 6:33 pm
The supersonic flight takes Virgin Galactic closer to turning the long-delayed dream of commercial space tourism into reality. The company aims to take paying customers on the six-passenger rocket, which is about the size of an executive jet.
December 15, 2018 12:08 am
Richard Branson could become a pioneer in the space business, and he’s done it by playing safe.
June 03, 2017 9:03 pm
Virgin Galactic successfully conducted another unpowered test flight of its space tourism spacecraft over the Southern California desert, .The glide flight incorporated a special ballast tank filled with water to check handling qualities with added weight and a rear centre of gravity.
November 06, 2014 5:04 am
The head of the space tourism company says test flights could resume as early as next summer.
October 29, 2013 4:55 pm
Rihanna has got herself on the waiting list of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic.
June 17, 2013 6:22 pm
Kate Winslet and husband Ned Rocknroll have secured a seat on the first trip into space.
May 13, 2013 1:10 am
over 500 people have already reserved seats for a minutes-long suborbital flight on SS2
February 20, 2016 7:59 pm
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