Thursday 23 November 2017

Abu Dhabi fund holding off on Virgin Galactic decision

The Abu Dhabi fund, which owns a major stake in British commercial spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, will wait for results of the probe into last week's fatal crash before deciding on its commitment to the project, a source with knowledge


Virgin spaceship carrier plane damaged in test

An aircraft designed to launch Virgin Galactic's suborbital passenger spaceship was damaged in an accident on a California runway, manufacturer Scaled Composites said. In a statement on its website, Scaled, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nor


Virgin unveils first commercial spaceship

Billionaire Richard  Branson has unveiled the first commercial passenger spaceship, a sleek black-and-white vessel that represents an expensive gamble on creating a commercial space tourism industry. Virgin Galactic, an offshoot of Br

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