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.
Learn more about Virgin Galactic's plan to make space tourism and personal space travel a reality with SpaceShipTwo.
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.
Virgin Galactic's newest SpaceShipTwo space plane just flew freely above its New Mexico home base for the first time.
President Donald Trump may be a fan of human spaceflight, but that doesn't necessarily mean he wants to visit the final frontier himself.
The small-satellite launch company Virgin Orbit has developed a new ventilator meant to be mass-producible to help support teams taking care of patients affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
If you're looking to book a ride to suborbital space with Virgin Galactic, you shouldn't have to wait much longer.
The company's newest SpaceShipTwo vehicle, VSS Unity, arrived yesterday (Feb. 13) at Spaceport America in New Mexico, the hub of Virgin Galactic's commercial operations.
A name has been added the U.S. memorial for fallen astronauts, honoring the first commercial spacecraft pilot to die in the pursuit of opening outer space to the public.