Virgin Galactic

Why Virgin Galactic Stock Jumped 7% This Morning, Then Dropped

On Sunday, Virgin Orbit put a rocket into orbit for its first time ever. The satellite launch company is not part of space tourism company Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE). Still, presumably buoyed by the good news out of its sister company, Virgin...
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Virgin Orbit Set To Try And Send Satellites To Space For The First Time

Virgin Orbit’s airborne rocket-launching system during a previous test. | Image: Virgin Orbit Virgin Orbit — the sister company of billionaire Richard Branson’s space tourism outfit Virgin Galactic — will try a second test of its...
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Virgin Galactic Test Flight Fails After Rocket Motor Fails To Ignite

Virgin Galactic has been working on getting its SpaceShipTwo Unity ship into space. The unique launch system drops SpaceShipTwo from a mothership at altitude, and the intent is for SpaceShipTwo to ignite its rocket motor and proceed into space. Over...

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Virgin Galactic’s Test Flight Of Space Tourism Craft Fails To Reach Space

Virgin Galactic's first crewed test flight of its SpaceShipTwo Unity craft from Spaceport America in New Mexico has failed to reach the boundary of space.

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Virgin Galactic's Latest Spaceshiptwo Test Ends With A Rocket Motor Failure

Virgin Galactic’s latest major spacecraft test has ended unceremoniously. The company has revealed that SpaceShipTwo’s rocket motor didn’t ignite during the test above Spaceport America, leaving the machine to once again glide to Earth. Both...
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Virgin Galactic Makes First Flight From New Mexico Site

A Virgin Galactic test flight Saturday ended prematurely when the spacecraft landed safely at Spaceport America in southern New Mexico after its rocket engine failed to ignite high above the Earth.
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Virgin Galactic Aborts First Powered Spaceflight From New Mexico Spaceport

Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity gliding home during a previous test flight. | Image: Virgin Galactic This morning, Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic had to abort its first powered test flight of its spaceplane from the...
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Rocket Report: Sn8 Meets Its Fate, Sls Green Run Tests To Resume Next Week

Enlarge / Starhopper survived, but SpaceX's SN8 Starship prototype did not. (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) Welcome to Edition 3.25 of the Rocket Report! These are wild times in the world of launch. The window for Virgin Galactic's first powered launch...
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Why Virgin Galactic Stock Popped On Monday

Space tourism stock Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE) got a lift on Monday, rising 6.2% through 10:50 a.m. EST after the company tweeted, on Sunday, that it has "mated" its VSS Unity spaceplane to the VMS Eve mothership "as preparations continue for our...

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These Are The Suits Space Tourists Will Wear On Virgin Galactic Flights

Virgin Galactic has unveiled the spacesuits which will be worn by its pilots and customers for its upcoming sub-orbital space flights from Spaceport America.

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Virgin Galactic Unveils Spacesuits Designed By Under Armour

No self-respecting astronaut would vault into space without some handsome duds. With that principle firmly in mind, Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE) has unveiled a set of uniforms for the pilots of its space craft, designed in collaboration with the...
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Why Virgin Galactic Stock Just Crashed

Virgin Galactic Holdings (NYSE: SPCE) rocketed 6.5% higher yesterday on news that NASA has awarded it one of two small contracts to assist on payload "flight and integration" services. This is good news, to be sure, for a company that has now gone...
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Virgin Galactic May Attempt A Rocket-powered Test Flight Next Week

Virgin Galactic plans to do the first rocket-powered test flight of its VSS Unity spacecraft from its freshly christened Spaceport America facility in New Mexico as early as next week, the company announced. It could launch as soon as December...
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Virgin Galactic Dives 6% On Space Flight Delay Due To The Coronavirus

A speculative investment if ever there was one, Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE) stock fell earthward on Monday, following a company announcement on its upcoming test space flight.That flight was to take place between this coming Thursday and the...

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Virgin Galactic Delays Next Spaceflight Due To Tougher Covid-19 Rules

Unfortunate realities on Earth have stalled Virgin Galactic’s next journey to space. CNBC reports that Virgin has indefinitely delayed the SpaceShipTwo test flight scheduled for this week after New Mexico instituted new guidelines to deal with the...
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Virgin Orbit Puts Its $1 Billion Valuation To Work

Virgin Orbit is a magical unicorn -- and it may have just saved another space company from going bankrupt.Last month, Virgin Orbit -- the Sir Richard Branson-owned space company that is not Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE), and has not yet had an IPO --...
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Virgin Galactic's First Spaceflight From Spaceport America Will Launch Soon

Virgin Galactic started preparing for the first spaceflight out of its new Spaceport America HQ in New Mexico last month. Back then, the aerospace company only said that its flight planning window will open on October 22nd, but it didn’t give a...

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You Won't Believe How Many Tourist Space Flights Virgin Galactic Is Planning

In conjunction with its third-quarter financial results, Virgin Galactic (NYSE: SPCE) confirmed plans on Thursday for its first suborbital test flight later this month. The space tourism company said it is completing the final steps for the VSS...

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Never Mind The White House. At Least We Know Who's Going To Spaceport America. Virgin Galactic To...

Also: Another delay for SpaceX, Artemis I gets its fairings and Kelly twin prepares for a lengthy mission in politics In Brief  Those anxiously anticipating the moment Richard Branson gets strapped into his space-jalopy and sent on a sub-orbital...
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Virgin Galactic Aims To Fly Its First Human Mission From Spaceport America In November, And Nasa's...

SpaceShipTwo, or VSS Unity, launches toward the edge of space on December 13, 2018. Virgin Galactic; MarsScientific.com/Trumbull Studios Virgin Galactic plans to run its first human test flight from Spaceport America between November 19 and 23,...
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