Airbus joins Virgin Galactic and Space X in the next-gen space race.
According to a records obtained by The Guardian, Google is testing solar-powered drones at Spaceport America, a New Mexico facility that formerly played host to Virgin Galactic. The project, codenamed SkyBender, aims to test several prototype transcievers and drones using millimeter wave radio transmissions. Show More Summary
If two heads are better than one, then imagine the glorious results when Y-3 and Virgin Galactic unite. The first, an innovative design house, and the second, the world’s first commercial space line, have combined their revolutionary… The post Y-3’s Futuristic Approach to Fashion Finds a Home with Virgin Galactic appeared first on Selectism.
There's nothing baggy about Virgin Galactic's new pilot flight suit. It comes in sleek black and has a design pedigree that will have astronauts stylin' in space.
Virgin's first commercial space flight crew will be traveling in style.
Travel through the space-time continuum in style. Hollywood often envisions astronauts of the future in bulky, bulbous get-ups—more deep-sea diver than trendsetter—but the new design by Adidas Y-3 for Virgin Galactic looks instead to the sleek, fitted jumpsuits of race car drivers for inspiration. Show More Summary
Virgin Galactic unveiled the look of its new flight suits at Spaceport America in New Mexico Thursday, announced as a collaboration with Adidas' high-end sportswear brand Y-3. The jumpsuit the company unveiled was the pilot's version,...Show More Summary
Private spaceflight company Virgin Galactic announced its partnership with fashion brand Y-3 on Thursday. The two companies will work together to design fashionable and functional clothing and accessories for pilots, astronauts and operations...Show More Summary
Thanks to a collaboration on spacesuits, Virgin Galactic will bring the pioneering fashion of Yohji Yamamoto to the rest of the galaxy.
Since long before the "athleisure" craze swept over the industry, Japanese designer Yohji Yamamoto has provided shoppers with directional, futuristic sportswear through his Y-3 line, created in partnership with Adidas. Known the world over for his influence and innovation, he's never been one to... Continue reading
Space isn’t just the next frontier for human exploration—apparently clothing brands are also looking towards the heavens. Today, Adidas revealed that its Y-3 brand will be working with Virgin Galactic to design not only the astronaut pilot’s flight suits, but the outfits for everyone at Spaceport America. Show More Summary
A just-announced collaboration with Virgin Galactic and Y-3 rethinks how fashion and space tourism interact
Space tourism company Virgin Galactic will unveil its second SpaceShipTwo next month – and world-renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has been invited to the ceremony.
Slowly but surely in 2015, the private space movement gained ground. The tourism aspect is taking longer than many of us want (I am a ticketholder on Virgin Galactic), but this is rocket science. It’s complicated and it's dangerous. Orbital ATK, after a spectacular launch explosion in 2014, this December ferried [...]
SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and other private endeavours are paving the way for a future Mars landing.
Cosmic Girl, a Virgin Atlantic 747-400, will have a second life as a rocket launcher carrying satellites into orbit for Virgin Galactic. In 2001, the 747 was one of the final 747s to enter service with the airline prior to the move towards A340 aircraft. Show More Summary
A likely shift away from the risks of space joy flights by Virgin Galactic was given another nudge overnight by Richard Branson taking re-delivery of an ex-Virgin Atlantic 747 to become an airborne launch pad for its satellite delivery business. The media release, in full here, doesn’t go into much of the technical detail, yet […]
The aircraft will serve as an "airborne launch pad" shooting rockets into Earth's orbit
The company is shifting its focus as plans for human spaceflight have stalled
DEATHS: Scott Weiland of the Stone Temple Pilots has died: “Weiland was on tour with his band Scott Weiland & The Wildabouts … they were supposed to play the Medina Ballroom tonight, but the show was cancelled. A source connected to t… Read The post Friday Morning News Feed: Scott Weiland, Snow Lady, Vancouver, Virgin Galactic, Flesh + Fitness appeared first on Towleroad.