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# virgin-galactic - Thursday 13 December, 2018

Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time VSS Unity This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic reaches space for first time

“This is a momentous day and I could not be more proud of our teams,” Richard Branson said.

# virgin-galactic - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks' To Infinity... This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic is expecting to launch its first space mission 'within weeks'

Richard Branson says that the company is ‘more than tantalisingly close’.

# virgin-galactic - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Richard Branson is training to become an astronaut

Branson says he has increased his fitness training by playing tennis four times a day.

# virgin-galactic - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic pilot describes unbuckling from his seat as it plummeted to Earth

Pilot Siebold has now been discharged from hospital.

# virgin-galactic - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

"I respect you enormously normally" - Richard Branson gets testy with Channel 4's Jon Snow Face Off This post contains videos

"I respect you enormously normally" - Richard Branson gets testy with Channel 4's Jon Snow

The Virgin founder was asked about levels of risk at Virgin Galactic.

Meet the tech giants hoping to launch you into space...

Richard Branson has said he will not “push on blindly” in the wake of Friday’s fatal crash. The Virgin founder isn’t the only businessman in the commercial space flight race…

# virgin-galactic - Monday 3 November, 2014

Virgin Galactic spaceship broke apart after a descent device "prematurely deployed"

The initial suspicions come as allegations of poor safety practices are being made.

# virgin-galactic - Friday 31 October, 2014

One pilot dies after Virgin Galactic spaceplane crashes in test flight

The SpaceShipTwo was conducting a test flight over California.

# virgin-galactic - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

# virgin-galactic - Monday 17 October, 2011

Virgin Galactic opens world's first spaceport in New Mexico Spaceport This post contains videos

Virgin Galactic opens world's first spaceport in New Mexico

The company, which aims to become the world’s first commercial spaceline, plans to launch its first space flight within a year.

# virgin-galactic - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Fly me to the moon: Virgin Galactic on hunt for pilot-astronauts

‘Spaceline’ launches search for pilots to lead its commercial space trips – “prior spaceflight experience is an advantage”.