#Virgin Galactic

NASA’s “Son of Concorde” X-59 Set for Historic First Flight

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Imagine flying from New York to London only to land across the pond in a mere 90 minutes. This hyper-fast future of air travel is approaching liftoff as NASA prepares its trailblazing X-59 jet for a history-making inaugural test flight. Dubbed the "Son of Concorde," NASA's bullet-nosed X-59...

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

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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 hailed as the start of space tourism, narrowly beating the planned launch on 20 July by fellow billionaire...

Branson preps for ‘extraordinary’ Space flight today

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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 plane today and blasts off to boundary of space - 50 miles above the Earths surface. Officially Branson...