Sixty years after Yuri Gagarin became the first person to fly into space, a new symbol seeks to unite the hundreds of people who have followed his trajectory.
Learn more about Virgin Galactic's plan to make space tourism and personal space travel a reality with SpaceShipTwo.
Virgin Galactic today (March 30) unveiled its second piloted space plane, a shiny silver vehicle called VSS Imagine.
Virgin Galactic won't be launching tourists to space this year after technical tweaks delayed the company's upcoming test flight by more than two months.
Virgin Galactic had been targeting Saturday (Feb. 13) for the next crewed test flight of its latest suborbital SpaceShipTwo vehicle, VSS Unity. But that's not going to happen.
It will be Virgin Galactic's third spaceflight overall and the first to lift off from New Mexico's Spaceport America, the company's commercial hub.
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.