Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson — three of the world's most high-profile businessmen — have all been seduced by the future of the space industry. Their respective companies (SpaceX, Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic) are among...Show More Summary
Three leaders in commercial space flight, Elon Musk of SpaceX, Jeff Bezos of Blue Origin, and Richard Branson of Virgin Galactic, discuss the path to making commercial spaceflight a reality.
Interested in watching the 2015 hit film The Martian from the surface of the moon? Adobe wants you to take you there. Adobe isn't entering the latest next-generation space race to compete with SpaceX, Blue Origin or Virgin Galactic anytime soon. Show More Summary
Virgin Galactic, the space tourism company launched by Richard Branson, has released its first ever commercial. The company’s goal is to allow civilians to travel for a very brief time into outer space. In the new video the company imagines the future of spaceflight through its own lens. Show More Summary
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It was nothing but clear, blue skies as the sleek, jet-powered cargo plane approached the runway at Spaceport America in southern New Mexico, only to briefly touch down and then thrust off again. Over and over...Show More Summary
Some time soon, Michael Najjar will go boldly where no artist has gone before. Since three patrons purchased a Pioneer Astronaut ticket for him aboard Virgin Galactic’s tourist ship, SpaceShipTwo—which has not yet made its first launch—Najjar has been preparing to become the first artist to hang out in outer space. Show More Summary
If the discomfort of air travel has got you down, the prospect of speedier flight will be music to your ears... or rather, a sonic boom to your ears. Colorado-based startup Boom Technology is developing a prototype of a plane that flies...Show More Summary
Virgin Galactic to go where the Concorde failed, into commercial supersonic flight.
IT ONLY NEEDS TO BE AS SAFE AS OTHER FORMS OF “ADVENTURE TOURISM:” Virgin Galactic’s New SpaceShipTwo Will Be Safer, But Will It Be Safe Enough?
No government regulation or check-list can make space tourism safe
After a disastrous test flight in 2014, Virgin now hopes to make up lost ground in the commercial space race
The 2016 Google Science Fair opens for submissions today. Together with LEGO Education, National Geographic, Scientific American and Virgin Galactic, we’re inviting all young explorers and innovators to make something better through science and engineering. Show More Summary
“I have always dreamed of space flight, but for so many years I thought it was just that…a dream,” says Stephen Hawking in the above Virgin Galactic video. Richard Branson’s company released the clip (along with anoth... via JustLuxe.com
The Future Is Now! And It Sounds Like Music From 2014!
On Friday, Richard Branson unveiled Virgin Galactic’s newest rocket plane: SpaceShipTwo, called the VSS Unity. Virgin Galactic is one of several companies that want to take humans to space. The flight plan is pretty dramatic: a large...Show More Summary
Virgin Galactic is getting back into the space race after revealing its new VSS Unity spaceship, which will soon be ferrying people beyond the earth’s atmosphere. After the failure of its predecessor, the VSS Unity will undergo rigorous testing this year before any humans are aboard. Show More Summary
It is designed to take a crew of two pilots and up to six passengers to space. Read the rest of the story at: Virgin Galactic unveils new VSS UNITY spaceship
In the latest chapter of Virgin Galactic's space tourism story, Sir Richard Branson yesterday unveiled the company's newest version of SpaceShipTwo, called “Unity.” The craft is the result of a valiant effort by staffers to replace SS2 "Enterprise," which, after 55 test flights - four of them rocket-powered - broke [...]
Sixteen months after a tragic crash, Virgin Galactic unveils a new, improved ship for space tourists.
After four years ofquiet construction, Virgin Galactic stormed back into the space tourismindustry yesterday with the unveilingof VSS Unity, their secondvehicle for commercial flights. The unveiling took place among pomp and circumstanceat an airstrip in Mojave, California just north of Los Angeles, where The Spaceship Company, a subsidiary of Virgin Galactic, [...]