Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Is Going Public to Fund Its Expensive Tourist Spaceflights

It'll keep the company running until commercial launches begin.

Richard Branson Reveals His 6-Word Motto That's Motivated His Billion-Dollar Career

The Virgin founder also announced that his space company will get off the planet within four months.

Virgin Galactic to Resume Test Flights

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight company also plans to begin flying paying customers by the end of 2018.

More From This Topic

Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic's New Spaceship Completes Its First Glide Test

This early test of VSS Unity was an important step.
Virgin Galactic

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Returns to the Skies After Two Years

The VMS Eve and VSS Unity flew in 'captive carry' mode for almost four hours over the Mojave desert.
Virgin Galactic

Richard Branson Is Now Closer to Flying You Into Space

The company has not yet announced a date for the start of passenger flights but is selling tickets for a ride aboard SpaceShipTwo at $250,000 a seat. Commercial service is not expected to debut before 2017.
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Poised to Start Its New Spaceship's Test Flights

Virgin Galactic also doesn't have a target date for its first official flight yet despite already having sold 700 tickets.
News and Trends

Uber Shooter Passed Background Check -- Start Up Your Day Roundup

Plus: Trump wins SC and exploding e-cigarettes are what's what.
Richard Branson

Watch Legendary Entrepreneur Richard Branson Share His Secrets to Startup Success

The British serial entrepreneur recently spoke in L.A. about how startups can take the global market by storm with revolutionary ideas.
Amazon

Jeff Bezos's Space Startup Blue Origin Soars Into the Reusable Rocket Race

The Amazon founder's space startup successfully landed a reusable, suborbital rocket, and raised Elon Musk's eyebrows in the process.
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.
Innovation Now

The World Needs More of Richard Branson's 'Hubris'

The criticism of Sir Richard Branson's role in the SpaceShipTwo crash is a knock on entrepreneurship itself.
Innovation Now

This Could Be Why the Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crashed

Investigators say a key function of the craft deployed early.