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Virgin Galacticâ€™s LauncherOne satellite launching rocket has suffered a setback.
Speaking before a business conference in Kuala Lumpur, entrepreneur Richard Branson confirmed that his Virgin Galactic company will be ready to begin commercial space flights within the next 18 months.
A special aircraft designed to launch a suborbital passenger spaceship was damaged in an accident on a California runway, according to Scaled Composites, the spaceshipâ€™s manufacturer.
The VSS Enterprise, an experimental craft designed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, has successfully completed its inaugural flight.
Virgin Galactic's chief executive on Wednesday that the company plans to launch test flights into space in 2011, and is financially set after selling a stake to Abu Dhabi's Abaar last year.
Cecil Field airport in Jacksonville, Florida was awarded a federal license on Monday to fly commercial space vehicles being designed to ferry tourists and researchers beyond Earth's atmosphere.
SWARTHMORE, Pa., Dec.
Virgin Atlantic founder Richard Branson unveiled the new bullet-shaped commercial rocket plane that will give tourists the opportunity to take a ride into space and see the Earth while experiencing the thrill of weightlessness.
RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Karen Kilyk of Covington International Travel in Virginia, a member of the prestigious VirtuosoÂ® travel network, is among only 50 U.S.
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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