Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Flies Science Experiments to the Edge of Space

On November 2, Virgin Galactic flew Unity 2 on the Galactic 05 mission. It carried two scientists, a private tourist,…

6 months ago

Virgin Galactic Flies Italians to Edge of Space for Its First Commercial Trip

After almost two decades of ups and downs, Virgin Galactic sent its first customers to the edge of space aboard…

11 months ago

Stratolaunch Buys Virgin Orbit's Rocket-Launching 747

With Virgin Orbit going through bankruptcy, other launch providers are purchasing various parts of the business. This week we learned…

12 months ago

Richard Branson and Friends Reach the Edge of Space, and Lived to Tell About it!

Richard Branson just returned form the edge of space to announce that a new era of space exploration is upon…

3 years ago

Richard Branson will fly on SpaceShipTwo this weekend. Welcome to the New (Edge of) Space Race!

On Sunday, July 11th (weather permitting), Richard Branson will become the first billionaire to go to space, beating Jeff Bezos…

3 years ago

Virgin Galactic Reaches the Space Frontier Over New Mexico for the First Time

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane crossed its 50-mile-high space boundary over New Mexico for the first time today, after months…

3 years ago

Virgin Galactic Sends Three People to the Edge of Space. Flights with Paying Customers Around the Corner Now

Virgin Galactic has reached another milestone in their fight test program. The VSS Unity spacecraft carried a third crew member…

5 years ago

Virgin Galactic Performs the Second Test of VSS Unity, Reaching Mach 1.9

Virgin Galactic recently conducted its second successful powered test flight of the VSS Unity, bringing the company one step closer…

6 years ago

Stephen Hawking Is Going To The Edge Of Space

Professor Stephen Hawking has been offered, and has accepted, a trip into sub-orbital space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Spacecraft.

7 years ago

Universe Today’s Top 10 Space Stories of 2014

It seems a lot of the space stories of this year involve spacecraft making journeys: bouncing across a comet, or…

9 years ago