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2013-10-13 23:03:04

Working in partnership with the X Prize Foundation and Galactic Unite (the not-for-profit initiative of Virgin Galactic, its Future Astronaut customers and Virgin Unite), PlayLab today announced

Zero-G Corp Gives Virgin Galactic Ticket Holders A Weightless Ride
2013-10-07 15:27:30

As Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic continues preparations to soon offer passengers a few minutes in suborbital space, those who have already reserved a spot on the next-gen space plane are getting a chance to experience weightlessness ahead of schedule.

Virgin Galactic Inks Reality TV Deal With NBC, Mark Burnett
2013-10-04 03:46:59

NBC and Virgin Galactic are joining forces to develop a reality television program that will allow contestants to compete for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel into outer space.

SpaceShipTwo Goes Higher, Faster Than Ever During Test Flight
2013-09-06 07:04:46

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is readying its commercial space flier SpaceShipTwo (SS2) for service in 2014 by completing a second test flight on Thursday, September 5, passing with flying colors.

2013-09-05 23:01:35

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) congratulates Virgin Galactic on another successful piloted test flight of SpaceShipTwo (SS2) and is proud to announce that its hybrid rocket engines have once

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Breaks Sound Barrier
2013-04-29 12:57:24

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo broke the sound barrier for the first time on Monday, reaching Mach 1.2 in a test flight.

Cold Flow Test Over Mojave Desert A Success For Virgin Galactic
2013-04-15 14:03:47

Virgin Galactic announced that SpaceShipTwo achieved a spectacular "Cold Flow" flight over the Mojave Desert. The company was working on preparing the craft for its first powered flight, and it said its test objectives during this flight were successfully met.

First Glide In Powered Flight Configuration Completed By SpaceShipTwo
2012-12-21 15:26:23

SpaceShipTwo today undertook its 23rd glide flight in the pre-powered portion of its incremental test flight program.


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