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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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago

Virgin Galactic Wins FAA’s OK to Fly Space Passengers: Which Billionaire Will Go First?

Virgin Galactic says it's received the Federal Aviation Administration's go-ahead to fly customers on its SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, marking a…

3 months ago

Blue Origin Auction Ends With a Closing Bid of $28 million

Blue Origin's auction for a seat aboard the New Shepard's inaugural spaceflight has now closed, with a winning bid of…

3 months ago

Jeff Bezos Will be Flying to Space Aboard New Shepard Next Month

Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos has announced that he and his brother will be on the New Shepard spacecraft as…

4 months 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…

4 months ago

SpaceShipTwo’s First Powered Test Flight Since Move to New Mexico Fizzles Out

Virgin Galactic lit up SpaceShipTwo's rocket motor for the first time in the skies over New Mexico today, but only…

9 months ago

Virgin Galactic Wants to Build a Supersonic Jetliner That’ll go Even Faster Than the Concorde

Virgin Galactic has announced a partnership with engine-maker Rolls Royce to develop a supersonic jetliner that will be even faster…

1 year ago

SpaceX is Hiring People to Help Build a Resort at the Boca Chica Launch Facility

SpaceX recently announced that they are looking for a Resort Development Manager to help them turn Boca Chica into a…

1 year 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…

3 years ago