Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Will Be The First "new Space" Company To Go Public

It's finally happening. "New Space" -- the group of companies exploring new ways to build rockets, launch satellites (and people) into orbit, and commercialize the next frontier -- is finally turning into a concept you can invest in.Case in point: A...
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Virgin Orbit's Rocket-launching 747 Jumbo Jet Nails 1st Drop Test (video)

The Virgin Galactic sister company performed its first-ever drop test today (July 10), releasing a LauncherOne rocket from its Boeing 747 carrier plane over California's Mojave Desert.
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Virgin Galactic Seeks Space Tourism Boost With Market Launch

British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic will merge with a US investment firm to become the world's first publicly-traded space tourism venture—with an eye on sending its first clients into space within a year, the group's chief...
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Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Is Going Public

Richard Branson's space tourism company, Virgin Galactic, is going public, which will make it the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. First reported by the Wall Street Journal and confirmed by VG, a special-purpose acquisition company...
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Kelly Latimer Flies At The Cutting Edge Of Aviation—and Soon, Space

Kelly Latimer, 54, is a test pilot for Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit—two commercial space companies owned by British billionaire Richard Branson. For space tourism company Virgin Galactic, Latimer flies the giant, twin-fuselage aircraft known...
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Land Rover Unveils Astronaut Edition Vehicle, For Virgin Galactic Space Tourists Only!

If you're a future space tourist with Virgin Galactic, there's a nice bonus in store for you.
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Prepare For Lift Off: Range Rover Builds An Suv For Astronauts Only

Range Rover Astronaut Edition lifts off solely for Virgin Galactic customers        
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Virgin Galactic Moves To New Mexico, Entering ‘home Stretch’ Toward Commercial Flight

Billionaire Richard Branson is moving Virgin Galactic’s winged passenger rocket and more than 100 employees to a southern New Mexico.        
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Virgin Galactic Begins Move From California To Spaceport America

Private aerospace company Virgin Galactic has announced that it will move its space vehicles and spaceline staff to the company’s Spaceport America destination. The change was announced by Virgin Founder Sir Richard Branson at an event on...
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For Virgin Galactic, Space Tourism Now Starts In New Mexico - Cnet

Richard Branson says his spaceflight company is coming home to the high desert. Commercial flights could start within 12 months.
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Virgin Galactic Is ‘coming Home’ To Spaceport America In New Mexico

Aspiring space tourism outfit Virgin Galactic has just announced its readiness to shift its operations to New Mexico’s Spaceport America, from which the company’s first commercial flights will take off. “Virgin Galactic is coming...

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Virgin Galactic Moving Test Flights To New Mexico To Prep For Commercial Operations

The spaceflight company is moving its development and testing activities from Mojave, California, to its commercial-operations headquarters, Spaceport America, in New Mexico.

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Virgin Galactic Is Moving To Its Launch Site

Sir Richard Branson Announces Virgin Galactic Move to Spaceport America this Summer, as Company Readies for Commercial Service "At a press conference today at the New Mexico State Capitol Building in Santa Fe, hosted by New Mexico Governor Michelle...
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Space-tourism Dream Edges Toward Reality In New Mexico

British billionaire Richard Branson and his space-tourism company Virgin Galactic announced new steps Friday toward offering thrill rides into the low reaches of space for paying passengers, with the company immediately starting to move personnel...
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Virgin Galactic Expects Rapid Conclusion Of Spaceshiptwo Test Flights After Downtime

Virgin Galactic's chief pilot believes the company will be able to go through the remainder of its SpaceShipTwo test program fairly quickly once test flights of the suborbital spaceplane resume.

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Virgin Galactic Sends Three People To The Edge Of Space. Flights With Paying Customers Around The...

Virgin Galactic has reached another milestone in their fight test program. The VSS Unity spacecraft carried a third crew member on board, in its fifth rocket-powered test flight. It was the second time that the spacecraft reached space. Virgin...
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Virgin Galactic Makes History With Second Commercial Spaceflight

Sorry, Elon. The title of market leader of the commercial spaceflight industry officially belongs to Sir Richard Branson. Because on Friday, Virgin Galactic's spaceplane, the VSS Unity, made its second trip into sub-orbital space, proving to the...
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Virgin Galactic Takes Crew Of 3 To Altitude Of 55 Miles

Virgin Galactic's spacecraft reached an altitude of more than 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) on Friday, carrying for the first time a passenger in addition to its two pilots. SpaceShipTwo, built by British billionaire Richard Branson to carry tourists...
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Virgin Galactic Completes Another Test Flight, This Time With A Passenger

Virgin Galactic chief astronaut instructor Beth Moses rode the company's spacecraft as a passenger on Friday, a key milestone toward commercial availability of the flights later this year. Moses rode along to test "cabin design elements." The post...
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Virgin Galactic Just Rocketed Its First Passenger Past The Edge Of Space — But Jeff Bezos Says...

Virgin Galactic, the space-tourism company founded by Richard Branson, on Friday launched its first passenger past what NASA considers the edge of space. Beth Moses, Virgin Galactic's chief astronaut instructor, flew in the cabin and was accompanied...
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