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David Beckahm in Talks to Fly to Space, Will Toss a Football While up There
David Beckahm in Talks to Fly to Space, Will Toss a Football While up There

21 Dec 2018, 15:08 UTC / Report says several companies have approached the ex soccer star because it would be excellent publicity, and he’s more than up for it

 
Virgin Galactic Makes It to Space, Rich Average Joes to Follow
Virgin Galactic Makes It to Space, Rich Average Joes to Follow

14 Dec 2018, 14:15 UTC / Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity spaceplane reached an altitude of 51.4 miles (82.7 km) during a test flight on Thursday, marking the ships first outing to space

 
Virgin Galactic First Flight to Space Imminent
Virgin Galactic First Flight to Space Imminent

12 Dec 2018, 10:27 UTC / Flight will test new limits for altitude, air speed, loads, and thermal heating and it might also reach space for the first time

 
Virgin Galactic to Fly to Space by Christmas
Virgin Galactic to Fly to Space by Christmas

3 Dec 2018, 10:09 UTC / Richard Branson says Virgin Galactic's pilots plan to take the VSS Unity ship in its first trip to space by sometime before Christmas

 
NASA Considers Sending Tourists to the ISS
NASA Considers Sending Tourists to the ISS

23 Nov 2018, 13:09 UTC / According to various sources, NASA is looking to make a bit more money be sending tourists to ISS and back in the near future

 
Richard Branson to Launch Himself to Space “In Months”
Richard Branson to Launch Himself to Space “In Months”

9 Oct 2018, 14:39 UTC / Richard Branson believes Virgin Galactic will begin test flights in weeks and he will fly to space within months, not years.

 
NASA Astronauts to Land on Mars and Find Elon Musk There
NASA Astronauts to Land on Mars and Find Elon Musk There

27 Sep 2018, 08:15 UTC / NASA doesn not plan to put humans on Mars before 2030. By that time, Elon Musk said earlier this week a full SpaceX Martian base will be ready

 
Stratolaunch Pegasus to Fly in 2020, More Spacecraft to Follow
Stratolaunch Pegasus to Fly in 2020, More Spacecraft to Follow

22 Aug 2018, 09:02 UTC / Stratolaunch says it is working on four horizontal launch vehicles, the first of them to begin regular flights as soon as 2020.

 
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Breaks Mach 2, Reaches Mesosphere for the First Time
Virgin Galactic Spaceship Breaks Mach 2, Reaches Mesosphere for the First Time

30 Jul 2018, 13:49 UTC / A new test flight of Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity saw the vehicle rise 170,800 feet at apogee, reaching the Earth's Mesosphere.

 
Virgin to Launch Satellites from the Cornwall Airport Using Cosmic Girl
Virgin to Launch Satellites from the Cornwall Airport Using Cosmic Girl

17 Jul 2018, 12:11 UTC / New Virgin company signs a deal with the Cornwall Airport that would allow it to launch satellites from the underbelly of a Boeing 747

 
Virgin Galactic Spaceships to Take Off from Italy
Virgin Galactic Spaceships to Take Off from Italy

9 Jul 2018, 06:42 UTC / Virgin Galactic to build a spaceship that would operate from an Italian location, to be used for both research and space tourism.

 
Blue Origin Space Tickets on Sale from 2019
Blue Origin Space Tickets on Sale from 2019

25 Jun 2018, 08:01 UTC / Blue Origin executive says sales of tickets for the company's trips to space could begin as soon as 2019, prices yet undisclosed.

 
Video Shows Richard Branson’s VSS Unity During Test Flight
Video Shows Richard Branson’s VSS Unity During Test Flight

31 May 2018, 14:16 UTC / The second StarShipTwo, VSS Unity, is currently undergoing testing and on Monday it successfully completed its second powered flight.

 
Buy a Penthouse, Get a Lamborghini Aventador, a Yacht and a Trip to Space
Buy a Penthouse, Get a Lamborghini Aventador, a Yacht and a Trip to Space

20 May 2018, 07:06 UTC / Man from New York is selling a 15,000-square-foot duplex penthouse for $85 million, throws in two cars, a yacht and a trip to space.

 
Blue Origin's Race to the Stars
Blue Origin's Race to the Stars

12 May 2018, 11:12 UTC / Blue Origin is the third biggest private company trying to make a mark on the future with the rocket technologies it is developing.

 
Book Your Vacation in Space with the World’s First Space Travel Agent
Book Your Vacation in Space with the World’s First Space Travel Agent

4 May 2018, 11:24 UTC / British company creates what is supposedly the world's first travel agency to book travel to the future space hotel three years from now.

 
The Aircraft That Might Get Justin Bieber & Co to Space Is Officially Introduced
The Aircraft That Might Get Justin Bieber & Co to Space Is Officially Introduced

22 Feb 2016, 14:35 UTC / After a two-year period of revisions on its sub-orbital flying aircraft, Virgin Galactic is returning with an improved SpaceShipTwo

 
NTSB Releases Final Summary of SpaceShipTwo Accident Investigation
NTSB Releases Final Summary of SpaceShipTwo Accident Investigation

28 Jul 2015, 15:49 UTC / The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has finished the investigation about last year's crash involving Virgin Galactic's test flight

 
Virgin Racing Partners Up with DS Brand for Formula E
Virgin Racing Partners Up with DS Brand for Formula E

29 Jun 2015, 13:18 UTC / The Virgin Galactic founder is not just busy with bringing men closer to the outerspace, he also wants drivers to switch the petrol-muncherds off for good

 
Before Visiting the Outer Space, Here’s What Richard Branson Is Sailing with
Before Visiting the Outer Space, Here’s What Richard Branson Is Sailing with

10 Apr 2015, 14:17 UTC / After Branson had bought it 2006, the vessel went through some serious restoration that lasted for about two years. In 2013, it received further art upgrades