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
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
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