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.
Learn more about Virgin Galactic's plan to make space tourism and personal space travel a reality with SpaceShipTwo.
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.
Virgin Galactic wants to make the world a better place by giving a lot more people some much-needed perspective.
At an event celebrating Virgin Galactic's historic flight on Dec. 13, founder Sir Richard Branson shared that he hopes to make his first flight on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
Under Armour will design the gear worn by passengers and pilots on Virgin Galactic's suborbital spaceflights, representatives of both companies announced today (Jan. 24).
This Virgin Galactic spin-off aims to launch hundreds of small satellites into space at once, aboard their large LauncherOne rocket.
The year 2018 saw a wide range of milestones in spaceflight, stretching all the way from the sun to the edge of interstellar space. Here are some of the highlights.
The Senate approved legislation Dec. 20 to reform commercial space regulations and extend the life of the International Space Station, but the passage may be too late for this bill to become law.
Virgin Galactic's first-ever spaceflight last week spurred company founder Sir Richard Branson to pen a touching letter to his grandkids, as a new video shows.