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Virgin Galactic Flies Its First Privately Funded Space Tourists

Virgin Galactic sent its first privately funded adventurers — and its first space sweepstakes winners — past the 50-mile space…

11 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…

1 year ago

Virgin Galactic’s Space Plane Rises Again for Final Flight Test

After a two-year hiatus, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity resumed flying crew members beyond a 50-mile-high space milestone, marking the…

1 year ago

Mother and Daughter Win Tickets for Suborbital Space Ride With Virgin Galactic

A wellness coach from Antigua and her daughter are getting tickets for a suborbital space trip, thanks to the latest…

3 years 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 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 years 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 years 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…

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