Virgin Galactic is a spaceflight company within the Virgin Group. It is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists and suborbital launches for space science missions. SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's suborbital spacecraft, is air launched from beneath a carrier airplane known as White Knight Two.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virgin Galactic has received nearly 8,000 online reservations of interest since its first successful test flight into space 14 months ago, the company said Tuesday as it nears.. WorldNews - Published
Virgin Galactic's next passenger spaceship has reached a major construction milestone. All major structural elements have been assembled and the rocket plane is standing on its own landing gear at.. USATODAY.com - Published
Richard Branson-backed Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc fetched a valuation of around $2.3 billion on its market debut on Monday, after shares in the first publicly traded space tourism company popped.. Reuters - Published
New York (CNN Business)Virgin Galactic began trading on the New York Stock exchange Monday — another sign that entrepreneur-built space companies are maturing. The startup is trading under the ticker.. WorldNews - Published
UPHAM, N.M. — Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the.. WorldNews - Published
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic could soon land on Wall Street. The space-tourism firm announced a deal to merge with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings (ticker: IPOA), or SCH, a special-purpose.. WorldNews - Published
British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, giving it the much-needed funds to take on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin and Elon Musk's SpaceX in.. Reuters - Published