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Virgin Galactic and U.S. officials dedicated the world's first built-from-scratch commercial spaceport on Monday.
NASA has signed a deal with Virgin Galactic to use the Richard Branson-founded company's spacecraft and southern New Mexico spaceport for suborbital flights.
Officials said on Tuesday that a NASA-backed space taxi built by Sierra Nevada Corp will be making a high-altitude test flight next summer.
One of NASA’s top officials is heading to Virgin Galactic, the commercial spaceflight company owned by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, the company announced on Tuesday.
Virgin Galactic opened its Final Assembly, Integration and Test Hanger (FAITH) at Mojave Air and Space Port on Monday.
NASA has selected seven companies to integrate and fly technology payloads on commercial suborbital reusable platforms that carry payloads near the boundary of space.
SOUTHAMPTON, Pa., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The NASTAR(Â®) Center, the premier commercial aerospace training and research center in the world, completed the first dedicated NASTAR Suborbital Scientist Training Program for the Atsa Suborbital Observatory project, with eight team members from the Planetary Science Institute (PSI), The Citadel, and other South Carolina colleges.
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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