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New York Times - 31 Oct 2014 Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Crashes in New Setback for Commercial ...
SpaceShipTwo, a rocket plane that was meant to carry well-heeled tourists on short if expensive rides to space, crashed in the Mojave Desert on Friday during a test flight, killing one of the two pilots. The pilots, who have not yet been identified ...
New Atlas - 17 Aug 2019 Virgin Galactic pulls back curtain on "Gateway to Space"
After spending years baking in the New Mexico desert, Virgin Galactic has declared its Gateway to Space building at Spaceport America "operationally ...
Antelope Valley Press - 21 Jul 2019 Virgin Galactic honors historic lunar trip
As part of the myriad festivities surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing this week, Virgin Galactic revealed its own memento to mark the ...
E&T Magazine - 19 Jul 2019 Virgin Galactic just a few tests away from commercial service
Virgin Galactic is on the cusp of launching its tourist flights after a few more test flights to check the safety of the *service*.
SpaceNews - 22 Feb 2019 SpaceShipTwo flies to the edge of space again
SpaceShipTwo successfully flew to the edge of space for the second time Feb. 22 as Virgin Galactic moved closer to beginning commercial operations.
SpaceNews - 19 Apr 2019 Virgin Galactic expects rapid conclusion of SpaceShipTwo test flights after downtime
Virgin Galactic's chief pilot believes the remainder of the SpaceShipTwo test program will be completed quickly once test flights of the spaceplane resume.
SpaceNews - 19 Feb 2019 SpaceShipTwo aims to reach space again
This article was updated Feb. 19 after Virgin Galactic briefing in Mojave. MOJAVE, California – Virgin Galactic plans to conduct a fifth test flight Feb. 20 of its ...
SpaceNews - 13 Dec 2018 Virgin Galactic achieves space on SpaceShipTwo test flight
Virgin Galactic achieved a long-awaited milestone Dec. 13 when SpaceShipTwo exceeding one altitude often used as the boundary of space on his latest flight.
Spaceflight Now - 10 May 2019 Virgin Galactic to move remaining SpaceShipTwo test flights to New Mexico
Virgin Galactic's WhiteKnightTwo carrier jet, which hoists the company's rocket plane aloft, pictured at Spaceport America in New Mexico. Credit: Virgin Galactic.
SpaceNews - 24 Jan 2019 Branson expects commercial SpaceShipTwo flights to begin in mid-2019
The founder of Virgin Galactic says he now expects to fly on the company's SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle around the middle of this year.
EsquireMe - 18 Aug 2019 Inside Virgin Galactic's new "Gateway to Space" terminal
This is Esquire Updates, a brand new section of the website dedicated to bringing you the latest news, press releases, deals, offers and a whole lot more ...
SpaceNews - 20 Feb 2019 Virgin Galactic reschedules SpaceShipTwo flight for Feb. 22
LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA – Virgin Galactic scrubbed the Feb. 20 flight test for SpaceShipTwo, the air-launched suborbital spaceplane, due to high winds in ...
The Space Review - 29 Jul 2019 A new path for space investment?
Over the last few years, several billion dollars of investment has flowed into the commercial space industry. A few companies account for the most of it: various ...
ExtremeTech - 14 Dec 2018 Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Reaches Space for the First Time
Virgin Galactic has been operating for a long time compared with other private spaceflight companies, but it had never actually flown in space before now. Well ...
CNET - 11 Feb 2019 Virgin Galactic wants you to get up close with SpaceShipTwo rocket motor
The hybrid rocket motor from Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo will be on display in Washington, DC, in 2024. Until then, it'll remain in Chantilly, Virginia.
SpaceNews - 13 Oct 2018 Virgin Galactic preparing for next phase of SpaceShipTwo test flight program
Virgin Galactic's CEO says the company is approaching the “next phase” of the flight test program for the company's SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle.
Express.co.uk - 23 Feb 2019 Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo carries first passenger 55 MILES above Earth
VIRGIN Galactic's supersonic SpaceShipTwo has just touched the edge of space for the second time.
The Space Review - 17 Dec 2018 SpaceShipTwo finally makes it to space*
It was cold last Thursday morning in the Mojave Desert, but clear and calm: perfect weather for a spaceplane to fly to the edge of space at last. By the time the ...
Smithsonian.com - 19 Feb 2019 The Engine Powering the Future of Civilian Spaceflight Enters the Collections
SpaceShipTwo's historic rocket motor lands at the National Air and Space Museum.
SpaceNews - 20 Feb 2019 Bezos emphasizes altitude advantage of New Shepard over SpaceShipTwo
As Blue Origin prepares to fly people on its New Shepard suborbital vehicle, Jeff Bezos says altitude will put it at an advantage over SpaceShipTwo.