Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic sends a man from Pakistan into space for the first time

Virgin Galactic has announced the completion of another successful commercial space flight. The company completed the Galactic 04 mission on October 6, 2023. This is stated in the company’s announcement. “…tree new astronauts journeyed to space today and brought back incredible memories and stories of their experience above the Earth,” ... Read more

Virgin Galactic has finally completed its first commercial space flight

After more than a decade of preparation, Virgin Galactic has completed its first commercial space flight. This was reported by Engadget. After launching from the VMS Eve mothership, the VSS Unity spacecraft reached an altitude of about 52 miles, or the limit of space by American standards. Almost 15 minutes ... Read more

Virgin Galactic is once again postponing a commercial space flight: this time to the second quarter of 2023

Space tourism is postponed again. Richard Branson’s company Virgin Galactic has once again postponed a commercial space flight – for now, to the second quarter of 2023. The company cited “extended completion dates (ie, delays) in the mothership improvement program” as the reason. The VMS Eve mothership should be the ... Read more

Virgin Galactic plans to make 400 flights a year and is buying two motherships

Virgin Galactic has announced an agreement with Boeing-owned Aurora Flight Sciences to develop and manufacture two next-generation motherships. The motherships are supposed to take the Virgin Galactic spacecraft to an altitude of 15 km, where they will turn on the rocket engines and take off above 90 km. Richard Branson’s ... Read more

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson visited Hostomel. He was interested in the airport

Hostomel was visited by British billionaire Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Galactic space company. He was interested in the possibility of rebuilding the airfield destroyed during the Russian invasion. This was reported by the head of Hostomel settlement administration Taras Dumenko. “In Hostomel, he (Richard Branson) was interested ... Read more