A bad computer connection foiled Virgin Galactic's attempt to reach space over the weekend.
Learn more about Virgin Galactic's plan to make space tourism and personal space travel a reality with SpaceShipTwo.
Virgin Galactic's first SpaceShipTwo test launch from its Spaceport America home experienced an apparent launch abort shortly after engine ignition Saturday (Dec. 12).
Virgin Orbit announced that its LauncherOne rocket will soon perform in its second demonstration flight.
The pilots and passengers who fly on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo vehicle will be nicely color coordinated.
The window for the third crewed spaceflight of VSS Unity, Virgin Galactic's latest SpaceShipTwo space plane, opens on Dec. 11.
The recent surge of COVID-19 infections has impelled Virgin Galactic to reschedule the third crewed test flight of its VSS Unity space plane, which had been targeted for Nov. 19-23.
Virgin Galactic aims to launch its VSS Unity space plane on its third test flight to suborbital space between Nov. 19 and Nov. 23, according to an update the company released on Thursday (Nov. 5).
Alan Stern, who leads NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto and beyond, has been selected to fly aboard SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's six-passenger suborbital space plane.
Virgin Galactic passengers will have to wait until at least 2021 for the first flight opportunities.
The private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic and Rolls-Royce have teamed up to create a supersonic jet for high-speed passenger flights.
One or two more test flights to suborbital space should be enough to satisfy the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's licensing requirements, Virgin Galactic representatives said.
Virgin Galactic just revealed the cabin interior of the six-passenger SpaceShipTwo, which is designed to carry people and payloads on brief trips to suborbital space.
Virgin Galactic lifts the veil on SpaceShipTwo's passenger cabin today (July 28) and you can watch it live online. Here's how.
Virgin Galactic successfully completed a second test flight of its SpaceShipTwo space plane from the company's New Mexico spaceport on Thursday (June 25).
NASA and Virgin Galactic have signed a Space Act Agreement, under which they will work together to support commercial space activity.
SpaceX's first crewed mission, which is set to launch on Wednesday (May 27), will be epic and historic. But it doesn't mark the return of human spaceflight to American soil.