Virgin Galactic's next SpaceShipTwo vehicle has carried its weight on its own wheels for the first time, company representatives announced Jan. 8, 2020.
Learn more about Virgin Galactic's plan to make space tourism and personal space travel a reality with SpaceShipTwo.
From commercial crew to a flood of Mars missions, 2020 promises to be an exciting year for spaceflight.
Technicians just installed the structure of the "feathering" re-entry system on the new SpaceShipTwo vehicle's wing, Virgin representatives announced on Sunday (Dec. 15).
Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic lifted the curtain Wednesday (Oct. 16) on its new line of Under Amour "spacewear" for passengers on suborbital trips aboard its SpaceShipTwo vehicles.
An aerospace titan is putting some money into one of the leading lights of the nascent space tourism industry.
For the first time ever, a government agency has booked a crewed research flight aboard a commercial spacecraft.
Virgin Galactic unveiled the mostly completed interior of its 'Gateway to Space' building here at Spaceport America today (Aug. 15). The Gateway is now 'functionally operational.'
Virgin Galactic announced it had reached an agreement to merge with a public investment vehicle, raising several hundred million dollars of capital and allowing the company to become publicly traded.
The Virgin Galactic sister company performed its first-ever drop test today (July 10), releasing a LauncherOne rocket from its Boeing 747 carrier plane over California's Mojave Desert.
The spaceflight company is moving its development and testing activities from Mojave, California, to its commercial-operations headquarters, Spaceport America, in New Mexico.
Beth Moses, Virgin Galactic's chief astronaut instructor, recently received her commercial astronaut wings from the Federal Aviation Administration, making her the first woman to earn the honor.
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