Sir Richard Branson Unveils Virgin Galactic’s New Spaceship Named VSS Unity by Professor Stephen Hawking

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Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS, today unveiled its newly completed SpaceShipTwo. The rollout ceremony was attended by Sir Richard Branson and his family, Virgin Galactic’s Future Astronauts, and partners. … Read More

Virgin Galactic Welcomes ‘Cosmic Girl’ to Fleet of Space Access Vehicles

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Virgin Galactic introduced the newest addition to its fleet of vehicles today as part of a technical update on its LauncherOne small satellite launch service. The 747-400 commercial jet aircraft, previously operated by Virgin Atlantic under the nickname ‘Cosmic Girl,’ … Read More