Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Launches Second Successful FlightVirgin founder Richard Branson's rocket-powered passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, zoomed closer to taking tourists to the edge of space Tuesday.
Virgin Galactic's Unity Spaceship Makes First Powered FlightVirgin Galactic has conducted the first powered test flight of its new space tourism rocket.
NTSB Confirms Co-Pilot Error As Cause Of 2014 Virgin Galactic TragedyThe National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday confirmed co-pilot error as the cause of the deadly failure of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo spacecraft over the Mojave Desert in October of 2014.
Virgin Galactic Leases Long Beach Facility To Work On Satellite-Launch VehicleVirgin Galactic announced Thursday it has leased a 150,000-square-foot facility in Long Beach to house the design and manufacturing work for its satellite-launch vehicle known as LauncherOne.
SpaceShipTwo Pilot Was Unaware Co-Pilot Had Unlocked BrakesThe pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that tore apart over the Mojave Desert didn't know his co-pilot had prematurely unlocked its brakes, despite protocol requiring the co-pilot to announce the step.
NTSB Investigates Pilot Error As Possible Cause Of Virgin Galactic CrashInvestigators from the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the possible role pilot error may have had in the mid-flight failure and crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo on Friday.
SpaceShipTwo Crash Investigation May Take Up To 1 YearBillionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wrong.
Officials ID Pilot Killed In Space Tourism CrashThe pilot killed during a test flight of Virgin Galactic's prototype space tourism rocket over the Mojave Desert on Friday was identified Saturday as a 39-year-old Tehachapi man.
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashes During Test Flight Over Mojave DesertOne person was killed and another suffered major injuries after an aircraft used by Virgin Galactic for space travel experimentation crashed Friday during a test flight, authorities confirmed.
Virgin Galactic Looking For Test Pilots For Private SpaceshipsVirgin Galactic is seeking people with the right stuff.