FAA grounds SpaceShipTwo after problem on July flight

LOMPOC, Calif. — The Federal Aviation Administration won’t enable Virgin Galactic to renew flights of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane till it completes an investigation into an issue on the automobile’s earlier flight... Read more »

Virgin Galactic resumes ticket sales but delays start of commercial service

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic introduced Aug. 5 it’s restarting ticket gross sales at considerably greater costs however received’t start flying its current suborbital house tourism prospects till the second half of subsequent... Read more »

Virgin Galactic cleared to fly customers on SpaceShipTwo

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration has granted permission to Virgin Galactic to fly prospects, and never simply workers, on its SpaceShipTwo suborbital car, a transfer that might enable the corporate’s founder... Read more »

SpaceShipTwo makes first flight to space from New Mexico

Up to date 5:15 p.m. Jap. WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo made its first flight to house in additional than two years Could 22, finishing the primary in a collection of 4... Read more »

Virgin Galactic declares Spaceport America ready for SpaceShipTwo

SPACEPORT AMERICA, N.M. — As Virgin Galactic prepares to complete the check program for its SpaceShipTwo suborbital car, the corporate says the New Mexico spaceport it is going to function from is... Read more »

Bezos emphasizes altitude advantage of New Shepard over SpaceShipTwo

NEW YORK — As Blue Origin prepares to start out flying individuals on its New Shepard suborbital car, the corporate’s founder says the altitude the car can attain will put it over... Read more »

SpaceShipTwo tests feather system on latest glide flight

WASHINGTON — Virgin Galactic stated Might 1 it efficiently examined the system on its SpaceShipTwo suborbital car that allows a protected reentry on the car’s newest unpowered check flight. The glide flight,... Read more »