Virgin Galactic puts its Space rocket lifter through its paces as the inaugural joy ride of its sub orbital vehicle draws closer
It seems like most things come in threes: celebrity deaths, game console makers and, well, apparently privatized space-faring companies too. On that note, FireFly Space Systems (which includes former SpaceX and Virgin Galactic employees) has recently...
Virgin Galactic has selected the "official preferred Virgin Galactic hotel and resort," for all those space-bound travelers.
Virgin Galactic appears to be getting closer to reaching its long-delayed goal of launching tourists into space.
Sir Richard Branson's recreational space travel company, Virgin Galactic, is real and it's really happening, with flights expected to happen next year. (They were supposed to take off in 2010 and then in 2013 but this is space travel...Show More Summary
Skip out on paying for a $250,000 Virgin Galactic ride into space and do it on a pair of $20 cardboard virtual reality glasses instead. There are a lot of things you can make out of paper products these days, not limited to cell phones, bikes, desks, and pollution measuring kits. Show More Summary
Maybe you don’t have $200,000 to climb aboard one of Virgin Galactic’s planned space tourism flights in the future, or maybe you’d prefer to float over the Earth like Dorothy in a balloon. That’s the goal of one company, which says it’s successfully tested its space-tourism balloon. While it’s not exactly a Millenium Falcon set-up, World View Enterprises wants to … [More]
Thanks to the new private space flight industry, there’s a lot more companies on our world prepared to reach for the stars. One must not forget about the Virgin Galactic offering which is likely to be helping the wealthy tour the friendly orbit fairly soon. They’ve created the SpaceShipTwo, pictured above, to provide suborbital space
SPACE: Inside Virgin Galactic’s Newest Passenger Spaceship.
A story in Sky News claims that Google is in talks with Virgin Galactic to invest millions of dollars in the venture. Virgin Galactic is the project that aims to eventually take private passengers on a…
Google is apparently in talks to buy up part of Virgin Galactic, but not to take a leisure cruise: Sky News claims that it will buy "crucial access to satellite-launch technology" to help put its new low-Earth orbiters into the sky. Read more...
The deal would be part of Google's efforts to put hundreds of satellites into space, according to Sky News. Along with pursuing a joint venture with Virgin Galactic, Google would buy a minority stake for $30 million.
Two days after buying satellite startup Skybox Imaging, there is a report that Google is in “advanced talks" with Virgin Galactic about a deal to gain access to its satellite launching technology.
Google to take a stake in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space tourism project.
Google wants to bring Internet access to the entire world – and it’s reportedly in talks with Virgin Galactic to help realize that vision. The Internet giant and the space tourism company are mulling a major partnership that would s...
Richard Branson may prove to be a key part of Google's satellite plans, according to a new report. Sky News reports that Google is in advanced talks to take a small stake in Branson's space flight company Virgin Galactic and to pursue a joint venture together. Show More Summary
Google is planning to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in Virgin Galactic to gain access to satellite launch technology and an equity stake in the company, Sky News reports. The deal, which is believed to be in its final … Read more ›
Fresh from its $500 million acquisition of satellite imaging specialist Skybox, Google appears to be ready to make another space-related investment. Sky News reports that the search giant is in advanced talks to take a minority stake in Richard...
Google is talking about a joint venture with Virgin Galactic. More to come shortly, here's Mark Kleinman at Sky News, which has the story: Sky News can exclusively reveal that the discussions with Virgin Galactic are part of Google’s...Show More Summary