MOJAVE, Kern County — Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above the Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of.. Credit: SFGate - Published Also reported by •NYTimes.com
Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic has successfully launched a tourism rocket plane into space for the first time. SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, took off in the early morning sunshine at the Mojave test..
A Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached space on Thursday and returned safely to the California desert, capping off years of difficult testing to become the first U.S. commercial human flight to reach..
"It's a historic day," British billionaire Richard Branson said on Thursday, as he celebrated Virgin Galactic's first U.S. commercial human flight to breach Earth's atmosphere since America's shuttle..
Virgin Galactic got one step closer Thursday to sending tourists to space. The company founded by Richard Branson launched a commercial rocket to the edge of space for the first time. Branson joined.. Credit: CBS News - Published
Virgin Galactic has effectively released a tourism rocket send into house for the primary time – with Sir Richard Branson hoping a business flight will happen through March 2019. The Virgin Area Send.. Credit: The News Articles - Published
Symbol copyright Virgin Galactic Symbol caption Virgin Galactic’s airplane might be carried to a peak of 12,000m ahead of its rocket ignites The newest check flight by way of Sir Richard Branson’s.. Credit: The News Articles - Published Also reported by •BBC News
· *Virgin Galactic just flew its SpaceShipTwo over 50 miles above the Earth's surface — putting the company one step closer to sending civilians to space. *
· *Billionaire-owned companies like.. Credit: Business Insider - Published
And just like that, Virgin Galactic made it to space.
For the first time in the company's 14-year history, the Richard Branson space outfit has sent one of their suborbital SpaceShipTwo spacecraft.. Credit: Mashable - Published
This time around, Richard Branson's aerospace company plans to push its rocket motor to the longest burn duration yet, 'resulting in us going higher than we have before.' Credit: MailOnline - Published