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Keyword: Virgin Galactic
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From the beginning, 17 years ago when then New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson and Virgin Galactic’s Sir Richard Branson shook hands over a piece of desert in southern New Mexico, everything has led to the historic day of Sunday, July 11, 2021. more
To commemorate Virgin Galactic’s historic Unity 22 test flight from Spaceport America on Sunday, July 11, the City of Las Cruces will host free, in-person watch parties of the global live stream at the Las Cruces City Hall Council Chambers. more
A flight window opens for SpaceShipTwo Unity on July 11. If weather allows, Sir Richard Branson and a full crew will take off from Spaceport America for another test flight into space as Virgin Galactic continues toward its mission of making space available to everyone. more
“Wow, look at the view,” can be heard from one of the pilots as a video shows Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity spacecraft turning slowly to reveal Earth from space on May 22. more
On Tuesday, March 30, Virgin Galactic unveiled the Company’s first Spaceship III in its growing fleet, VSS Imagine, according to a release from the company. more
With preparations underway for the first future astronauts to arrive at Spaceport America, Virgin Galactic has brought in Joe Rohde as a strategic advisor to help design and guide the overall experience. more
A flight window for SpaceShipTwo Unity to complete its delayed flight to space opens Feb. 13, with opportunities to fly throughout February, pending good weather conditions and technical readiness. more
Because of an ignition sequence failure, the SpaceShip 2 Unity rocket motor failed to fire during a test flight Saturday, Dec. 12. The mission to space was aborted. more
Virgin Galactic has just announced an update to their test flight program. The flight window for VSS Unity will open on Friday Dec. 11. more
Virgin Galactic has two new pilots on staff, bringing the total to eight. Jameel Janjua and Patrick Moran will be based at Spaceport America and are starting on extensive training programs before flying SpaceShipTwo. more
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