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Now That Richard Branson Did It, You Too Can Be a Passenger to Space – For Free
Now That Richard Branson Did It, You Too Can Be a Passenger to Space – For Free

12 Jul 2021, 05:36 UTC / Branson and Virgin Galactic partner with Omaze to make space accessible for everyone, with a raffle that will see two people board the ship in early 2022

 
The Sky Is No Longer the Limit: Virgin Galactic Opens Space to Commercial Travel
The Sky Is No Longer the Limit: Virgin Galactic Opens Space to Commercial Travel

11 Jul 2021, 17:17 UTC / Virgin Galactic launched Richard Branson and his crew on the first commercial flight. Branson's journey comes just ahead the one announced by Jeff Bezos

 
Richard Branson to be Astronaut 001 in Virgin Spaceflight on July 11
Richard Branson to be Astronaut 001 in Virgin Spaceflight on July 11

2 Jul 2021, 08:15 UTC / Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic, will be Astronaut 001 in a test spaceflight mission aboard VSS Unity. He will launch to space on July 11.

 
Virgin Galactic Gets Green Light to Fly Customers to the Edge of Space
Virgin Galactic Gets Green Light to Fly Customers to the Edge of Space

25 Jun 2021, 17:03 UTC / On June 25th, Virgin Galactic announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gave it the approval to fly customers to the edge of space

 
Virgin Galactic Takes Kellie Gerardi to Space on a Dedicated Research Flight
Virgin Galactic Takes Kellie Gerardi to Space on a Dedicated Research Flight

3 Jun 2021, 14:34 UTC / Kellie Gerardi was selected by Virgin Galactic to go on a dedicated research flight. Once in space, she will perform a series of experients in zero-G.

 
Watch the Virgin Spaceship Drop From a Plane and Shoot Up to Space Like a Pro
Watch the Virgin Spaceship Drop From a Plane and Shoot Up to Space Like a Pro

25 May 2021, 13:35 UTC / Over the weekend, Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity completed its third flight, the first from the Spaceport America in New Mexico

 
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Takes Off from New Mexico and Reaches Space
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Takes Off from New Mexico and Reaches Space

24 May 2021, 08:45 UTC / After several delays, Virgin Galactic finally took off to the edge of space on Saturday 22nd from Spaceport America, New Mexico.

 
Virgin Trying to Reach Space Again on May 22
Virgin Trying to Reach Space Again on May 22

21 May 2021, 09:42 UTC / Virgin Galactic targets a new flight of the VSS Unity on May 22; if all goes well, the flight will have the same objectives as the failed one in December

 
Land Rover May Never Go to Space, but Will Gladly Serve Those Who Do
Land Rover May Never Go to Space, but Will Gladly Serve Those Who Do

31 Mar 2021, 13:56 UTC / Land Rover announced a three-year extension of its partnership with Virgin Galactic to keep backing its efforts to send civilians to space

 
Virgin Galactic’s Shiny New VSS Imagine Raises a Lot of Questions
Virgin Galactic’s Shiny New VSS Imagine Raises a Lot of Questions

30 Mar 2021, 15:19 UTC / Out of the blue, Virgin Galactic releases images and video of a spaceship it calls VSS Imagine, the first in an alleged new line of space vehicles

 
Next Virgin Galactic Test Flight Postponed Once More, Coming May at the Earliest
Next Virgin Galactic Test Flight Postponed Once More, Coming May at the Earliest

28 Feb 2021, 16:27 UTC / Virgin Galactic still doesn't seem to have gotten to the bottom of a problem VSS Unity experienced back in December, postpones test fllght once more.

 
Virgin Galactic Going for a New Unity Test Flight After December Failure
Virgin Galactic Going for a New Unity Test Flight After December Failure

6 Feb 2021, 16:48 UTC / Virgin Galactic targeting a new test flight of the Unity spaceship sometime this month, last test conducted in December failed

 
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Failed to Reach Space
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Failed to Reach Space

15 Dec 2020, 15:37 UTC / Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity failed to reach space during a test on December 12, cause of the incident under investigation

 
First Astronaut Launch from New Mexico May Happen Next Week
First Astronaut Launch from New Mexico May Happen Next Week

5 Dec 2020, 08:46 UTC / Virgin Galactic now estimates the next launch window for the VSS Unity test flight out of New Mexico will open on December 11

 
Here Are the Under Armour-Made Spacesuits for Virgin Galactic’s Pilots
Here Are the Under Armour-Made Spacesuits for Virgin Galactic’s Pilots

4 Dec 2020, 16:55 UTC / After revealing the spacesuits for the customers who will be flying Virgin, Under Armour reveals the overalls for VSS Unity's crew

 
Virgin Galactic New Mexico Space Flight Postponed by Humanity’s Invisible Enemy
Virgin Galactic New Mexico Space Flight Postponed by Humanity’s Invisible Enemy

22 Nov 2020, 09:22 UTC / Virgin Galactic says it will have to postpone the VSS Unity flight that was scheduled for this month on account of New Mexico restrictions

 
New Mexico to Launch Its First Astronauts to Space This November
New Mexico to Launch Its First Astronauts to Space This November

7 Nov 2020, 09:11 UTC / Virgin Galactic gearing up from another test flight of the VSS Unity, crewed flight from Spaceport America to be state's first

 
Here’s How to Book a Flight to Space
Here’s How to Book a Flight to Space

7 Sep 2020, 12:49 UTC / Virgin Galactic is gearing up to start sending tourists to space, with claims that thousands of people have already expressed interest

 
Mach 3 Civilian Aircraft Design Unveiled by Virgin Galactic
Mach 3 Civilian Aircraft Design Unveiled by Virgin Galactic

3 Aug 2020, 14:30 UTC / Virgin Galactic Mach 3 airplane in the works with engines supplied by Rolls-Royce, the same company that powered the defunct Concorde

 
This Is the Interior of the SpaceShipTwo, and It’s All We’ve Been Hoping For
This Is the Interior of the SpaceShipTwo, and It’s All We’ve Been Hoping For

29 Jul 2020, 11:37 UTC / Virgin Galactic unveils the interior of the SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity, six passengers can ride in style to the edge of space.