#Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin – are they more than ‘space’ joyrides for millionaires?

3 months ago — Deep Dive

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and his team successfully flew to the “edge of space” on the Unity 22 mission aboard a Virgin Galactic plane on July 12. The event was...

Branson preps for ‘extraordinary’ Space flight today

3 months ago — Quick Read

British Engineering icon Sir Richard Branson is set to realise his life's ambition to fly to the edge of space today. Branson is set to board his Virgin Galactic rocket...

FAA approves passenger spaceflight for Virgin Galactic

3 months ago — Long Read

Space Tourism company Virgin Galactic announced today that the US Federal Aviation Administration has given the company the final license it needs to fly passengers on future spaceflights. Up to...

Richard Branson announces his own plans to travel to space

3 years ago — Quick Read

Engineering entrepreneur Richard Branson has announced that intends to travel into space aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship by July. Virgin Galactic's 'SpaceShipTwo' - pictured above - would be commanded...

Virgin Galactics ‘Unity’ successfully reaches space for first time

3 years ago — Quick Read

Virgin Galactic has announced that its 'Virgin Space Ship' (VSS) successfully reached space for the first time this Thursday. 'Unity' launched from the Mojave test centre in California yesterday. The...

Virgin Galactic Resumes Test Flights over Californian desert

5 years ago — Quick Read

Virgin Galactic has announced the first test-flight of its brand-new VSS Unity. This is the first time Virgin has conducted a test flight since the fatal crash of SpaceShipTwo 2 years...