Tag: Virgin Galactic

Space Travel: What will you wear?
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Space Travel: What will you wear?

editor editor- October 18, 2019

“I love the way the spacewear looks, and I love the way it feels. I also love the fact that ... Read More

Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100
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Swiss Space Tourism: A ticket to ride for US$100

editor editor- June 14, 2019

Boris Otter, future space tourist, is creating a federation of astronaut enthusiasts: an extraordinary opportunity where 5 winning individuals will ... Read More

Russian space tourism company selects launch site
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Russian space tourism company selects launch site

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

Russian company that plans to send tourists on suborbital space tours has signed a deal with a Russian region for ... Read More

First test tourist in space
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First test tourist in space

editor editor- February 23, 2019

Richard Branson is celebrating today after a Virgin Galactic rocket plane reached the edge of space with a test passenger ... Read More

US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots
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US Transportation Secretary to award FAA Astronaut Wings to Virgin Galactic pilots

mm Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2019

On Thursday, February 7, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao will pin FAA Astronaut Wings on Virgin Galactic’s Space ShipTwo ... Read More

FAA chief commends Virgin Galactic on successful test flight
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FAA chief commends Virgin Galactic on successful test flight

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018

FAA Acting Administrator Dan Elwell today issued the following statement on Virgin Galactic’s successful test flight: We commend Virgin Galactic’s ... Read More

Branson: Space tourism will have only minor impact on climate change
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Branson: Space tourism will have only minor impact on climate change

editor editor- May 14, 2013

British billionaire Richard Branson says rocket-powered space tourism flights by his firm Virgin Galactic would have only a minor impact ... Read More

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic
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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo goes supersonic

editor editor- May 1, 2013

Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered ... Read More

Virgin Galactic reveals satellite launcher, confirms SpaceShipTwo poised for powered flight
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Virgin Galactic reveals satellite launcher, confirms SpaceShipTwo poised for powered flight

editor editor- July 12, 2012

FARNBOROUGH, England - Today during the Farnborough International Air Show 2012, Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, announced "LauncherOne," ... Read More

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo to make Farnborough appearance
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Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo to make Farnborough appearance

editor editor- July 7, 2012

FARNBOROUGH, England - As one of the world's leading aviation marketplaces, the Farnborough International Airshow is usually an opportunity for ... Read More

Ashton Kutcher signs with Virgin Galactic to be 500th space tourist
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Ashton Kutcher signs with Virgin Galactic to be 500th space tourist

editor editor- March 21, 2012

Sir Richard Branson has said his venture to launch paying tourists into space has netted its 500th customer - US ... Read More

Virgin Galactic selects first commercial astronaut pilot from competition
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Virgin Galactic selects first commercial astronaut pilot from competition

editor editor- October 27, 2011

MOJAVE, Calif., Oct. - Just over fifty years ago, an historic competition for the first pilots to fly into space ... Read More

Virgin Galactic appoints former NASA executive as VP of Operations
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Virgin Galactic appoints former NASA executive as VP of Operations

editor editor- October 12, 2011

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Virgin Galactic is pleased to announce the appointment of former NASA executive Michael P. Moses as ... Read More

Exclusive look inside Virgin Galactic’s tourist spacecraft
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Exclusive look inside Virgin Galactic’s tourist spacecraft

editor editor- April 2, 2011

Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson's company that hopes to be taking tourists into space within a couple of years, has shown ... Read More

Cost of space tourism considered by panel
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Cost of space tourism considered by panel

editor editor- July 29, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - U.S. space tourists hoping to buy a ticket for a suborbital flight could expect to pay between ... Read More

George Whitesides appointed CEO of Virgin Galactic
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George Whitesides appointed CEO of Virgin Galactic

editor editor- May 19, 2010

Space just got one step closer. Sir Richard Branson's private space tourism operator Virgin Galactic has appointed its first chief ... Read More

Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight
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Virgin tourist spaceliner makes its maiden flight

editor editor- March 24, 2010

On a historic day, the Virgin Galactic rocket made its maiden flight – while the UK launched its own Space ... Read More

Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship: Enter at your own risk
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Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship: Enter at your own risk

editor editor- March 12, 2010

Enter at your own risk - or so should read a sign on the door of every passenger spaceship in ... Read More

Space tourists may be launched from Sweden
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Space tourists may be launched from Sweden

editor editor- December 11, 2009

Earlier this week it became known that billionaire Richard Branson´s space shuttle ‘SpaceShipTwo’ will take tourists into space. Read More

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Space tourists will travel on a “radical” jet

editor editor- July 31, 2009

Oshkosh, WI - Space tourism firm Virgin Galactic has unveiled a radically configured jet that will launch a spacecraft carrying ... Read More

Sheikh Mansour adds space tourism venture to his portfolio
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Sheikh Mansour adds space tourism venture to his portfolio

editor editor- July 29, 2009

Manchester City football clubowner Sheikh Mansour has added space travel to his diverse portfolio of businesses by buying 32 per ... Read More

Virgin sees space tourism as just the beginning
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Virgin sees space tourism as just the beginning

editor editor- May 8, 2009

LONDON - Long-haul trips could be made in spaceships instead of planes in 20 years' time if Virgin's efforts to ... Read More

Space tourism to take flight in 2012
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Space tourism to take flight in 2012

editor editor- March 19, 2009

STOCKHOLM — Short tourist flights into space are expected to begin launching from northern Sweden in 2012, one of the ... Read More

Virgin looks beyond space tourism
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Virgin looks beyond space tourism

editor editor- February 10, 2009

For most of the general public, not to mention many people within the space industry itself, suborbital spaceflight has become ... Read More

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Elegant Resorts partners with Virgin Galactic to make space travel a reality

editor editor- August 22, 2008

LANARKSHIRE, UK (August 21, 2008) - Space travel will become reality for people from all walks of life when Virgin ... Read More

Virgin Galactic unveils Suborbital Spaceliner design
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Virgin Galactic unveils Suborbital Spaceliner design

editor editor- January 25, 2008

Future thrill-seekers will ride a sleek spacecraft berthed under a massive, twin-boom mothership to the fringe of space in a ... Read More

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