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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic

Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave D

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo to make Farnborough appearance

FARNBOROUGH, England - As one of the world's leading aviation marketplaces, the Farnborough International Airshow is usually an opportunity for airline executives to reach for their checkbooks.

Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight

On a historic day, the Virgin Galactic rocket made its maiden flight – while the UK launched its own Space Agency to rival NASA.

Sir Richard Branson to unveil Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo

British billionaire Sir Richard Branson will unveil a craft on Monday that could soon carry tourists on an out-of-this-world trip into space -- for a mere 200,000 dollars.

Out of this world!

LISBON, Portugal (eTN) - Every now and again a new form of high-speed transit appears such as the TGV, wide-body airliner, Concorde and so on, but nothing quite compares with the supersonic marvel tha