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Virgin Galactic
2014-11-13 17:34:20

As the survivor of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo crash told government investigators that he was unaware that his co-pilot had prematurely unlocked the brakes, reports surfaced that the vehicle had been plagued by technical issues that few outside of the project knew about.

SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnight2
2014-11-03 06:35:43

A feature designed to slow down Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo for re-entry was deployed prematurely, potentially playing a role in the Friday crash that killed one of the vehicle’s pilots, investigators revealed on Sunday.

Virgin Galactic
2014-11-01 04:15:16

A “serious anomaly” suffered by Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo rocket plane during a powered test flight on Friday has left one person dead and resulted in the loss of the aircraft.

Virgin Galactic
2014-06-01 03:51:20

Commercial space travel is one step closer to being a reality, thanks to a historic deal between Virgin Galactic, Spaceport America and the US Federal Aviation Administration governing suborbital flights launched from the New Mexico facility.

Does Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Flier Really Take You To Space?
2014-05-15 06:52:08

As Virgin Galactic sent its WhiteKnightTwo carrier plane out for a test drive on Tuesday, the company found itself the subject of reports claiming that its commercial space flight operation would be delayed, as well as speculation that its passengers might not technically be traveling into space after all.

2014-04-14 20:20:31

NEW YORK CITY, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Land Rover announces its New Age of Discovery in dramatic fashion in New York - Global

The Child Who Inspired Sir Richard Branson's Dreams Of Space Travel Being Sought For VIP Treatment
2014-04-11 06:58:24

Sir Richard Branson, the man behind the dream to bring citizens into space, has only one person to thank in realizing that dream. During a visit to the BBC TV children’s show Going Live! In 1988, Branson got to talk with one enthusiastic child about the possibilities of future space travel.

2014-02-21 16:20:21

Short film celebrates how Mojave has become the focal point of the emerging commercial spaceflight industry LOS ANGELES, Feb.


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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