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8 months ago

Virgin Atlantic gets another cash injection through pandemic

Virgin Atlantic has received 400 million pounds of new funding from its shareholders to help the airline ride out the coronavirus pandemic
8 months ago
1 year ago

FAA grounds Virgin Galactic

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating claims that billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo veered off course during its first fully crewed spaceflight in July.
1 year ago
FAA grounds Virgin Galactic
1 year ago

FAA grounds Virgin Galactic flights

The agency said Richard Branson’s SpaceShipTwo deviated from its designated airspace for almost two minutes during its return to Earth. The company insisted passengers and crew were safe.
1 year ago
FAA grounds Virgin Galactic flights
1 year ago

Virgin Galactic selling spaceflight tickets for $450,000

The news comes on the heels of Richard Branson's jaunt to the edge of space.
1 year ago
Virgin Galactic selling spaceflight tickets for $450,000
1 year ago

Richard Branson becomes 1st billionaire to fly self-developed mission into space

Branson's historic launch from New Mexico to the edge of space comes just days before Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' own trip.
1 year ago
Richard Branson becomes 1st billionaire to fly self-developed mission into space
1 year ago

After Branson flight, Virgin Galactic slumps on stock sale

Virgin Galactic's shares turned sharply lower Monday after the spaceflight company said it’s made arrangements to sell up to $500 million in stock
1 year ago
1 year ago

Virgin Galactic gets FAA's OK to launch customers to space

Virgin Galactic finally has the federal government's OK to start launching customers into space from New Mexico
1 year ago
1 year ago

Virgin Galactic earns FAA approval to fly humans to space

Virgin Galactic said Friday that it had received Federal Aviation Administration approval to fly humans to space.
1 year ago
Virgin Galactic earns FAA approval to fly humans to space
1 year ago

Virgin Galactic delays spaceflight test to May

Spaceflight company Virgin Galactic has postponed its next mission to space from New Mexico until at least May after a test flight from December was aborted due to computer malfunction
1 year ago
2 years ago

US passenger train company drops Virgin as partner

The partnership between Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and the private Florida passenger train service Brightline is over
2 years ago
2 years ago

Virgin Galactic announces deal with NASA to help train private astronauts

Private space exploration company Virgin Galactic announced it scored a deal with NASA to train private astronauts for spaceflight.
2 years ago
Virgin Galactic announces deal with NASA to help train private astronauts
2 years ago

Virgin Orbit tests rocket over Pacific Ocean

Motorola to possibly release new flip phone; Minor league baseball team offers stadium experience on Airbnb for $1,500 a night.
2 years ago
Virgin Orbit tests rocket over Pacific Ocean
3 years ago

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans tourist trips to space within a year

Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans to fly tourists to the edge of space within a year, company executives said on Tuesday.
3 years ago
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans tourist trips to space within a year