SpaceShipTwo explodes in fireball during test flight before crashing in the Mojave Desert in California. California Highway Patrol reports 1 fatality, 1 major injury after
A giant leap for space tourism: SpaceShipTwo breaks the sound barrier, by hitting a maximum velocity of Mach 1.4, after reaching the altitude at 71,000
Yesterday Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo underwent its second successful rocket-powered test flight and says it’s on track to begin tours of space in 2014. Image
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic tourist spaceship makes it first powered flight and successfully performed its first rocket-powered test flight of the SpaceShipTwo. Have a look
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo in a spectacular flight, saw oxidizer flow through the craft’s propulsion system, known as a “Cold Flow” procedure. Image © MarsScientific.com and
Sir Richard Branson confirms Virgin Galactic’s first space tourism flight will launch next year with him on board.
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Paul G. Allen announced today that he and aerospace pioneer Burt Rutan have reunited to develop the next generation of space travel.
Space travel just got another step closer for the masses (at least the well-heeled ones) with the dedication of Virgin Galactic’s new “Gateway to Space”
Virgin Galactic is generally known as a space tourism company. But now it sees research experiments as a future mission segment and significant business opportunity.
A Virgin America A320 flies in tandem with Virgin Galactic’s White Knight 2 carrying Spaceship 2 over San Francisco, California.