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Galactic Unite Black Leaders In Aerospace Scholarship And Training Program First Cohort Announced

Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 6:45 am | Virgin Galactic

Six Students Awarded Scholarships in the Program Virgin Galactic today announced the first students to be awarded scholarships in the Galactic Unite Black Leaders in Aerospace Scholarship and Training (BLAST) program. BLAST is a scholarship, mentoring ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Launches Space Advisory Board

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 7:16 am | Virgin Galactic

LAS CRUCES, N.M.- Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE), a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, today announced the establishment of its Space Advisory Board. The Virgin Galactic Space Advisory Board will provide advice to senior ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Update On Test Flight Program

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 8:37 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE), a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, announced an update following its recent test flight on December 12, 2020. During the test flight, the rocket motor did not fire due to the ignition ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Partners With Under Armour To Unveil Spacesuits For The World’s First Commercial Spaceflight Pilot Corps

Saturday, 5 December 2020, 7:53 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic today unveiled the spacesuits its pilots will wear as they fly private astronauts on life changing journeys to space. Designed in collaboration with the company’s Technical Spacewear Partner, Under Armour, the Virgin Galactic Pilot ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Hires Two New Pilots Into Its Pilot Corps

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 8:07 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic today announced the appointment of two new pilots into its Pilot Corps, bringing the total number of pilots to eight. Jameel Janjua and Patrick Moran will be based at Spaceport America, New Mexico, and join the Virgin Galactic team ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Unveils Mach 3 Aircraft Design For High Speed Travel, And Signs MoU With Rolls-Royce

Tuesday, 4 August 2020, 7:18 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (“Virgin Galactic”), a vertically integrated aerospace and space travel company, which includes its manufacturer of advanced air and space vehicles, The Spaceship Company (“TSC”), announced today ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Announces Date For World’s First Virtual Reveal Of Spaceship Cabin Design

Friday, 3 July 2020, 7:14 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (“Virgin Galactic” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated aerospace company, today announced that SpaceShipTwo’s cabin interior design reveal will take place on July 28, 2020. The virtual event ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Signs Space Act Agreement With NASA For Private Orbital Spaceflight To ISS

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 7:06 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (“Virgin Galactic” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated aerospace company, announced today the signing of a Space Act Agreement with NASA’s Johnson Space Center to encourage commercial participation ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Signs Space Act Agreement With NASA In The Fight Against COVID-19

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 7:46 am | Virgin Galactic

During the current global crisis, we believe that the space industry has a responsibility to share expertise, knowledge, resources, and ingenuity to aid in the fight against COVID-19. That’s why, today, we are proud to share that Virgin Galactic is meeting ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Kicks Off Astronaut Readiness Program

Saturday, 16 November 2019, 12:42 pm | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Kicks Off Astronaut Readiness Program Virgin Galactic has kicked off its Astronaut Readiness Program - the process of preparing Future Astronaut customers for their flights to space. As the first and only private company to have put humans ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Merger with Social Capital Hedosophia

Saturday, 26 October 2019, 11:56 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Completes Merger with Social Capital Hedosophia, Creating the World's First and Only Publicly Traded Commercial Human Spaceflight Company NEW YORK, October 25, 2019 /BusinessWire/ -- Virgin Galactic ("VG"), a vertically integrated ... More >>

Virgin Galactic Makes Space for Second Time in Ten Weeks

Saturday, 23 February 2019, 11:59 am | Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Makes Space for Second Time in Ten Weeks with Three On Board, Reaching Higher Altitudes and Faster Speeds, as Flight Test Program Continues Flight Follows December’s Fourth Rocket-Powered Flight and First Space Flight Mojave, California, ... More >>

Richard Branson Welcomes Astronauts Home

Friday, 14 December 2018, 9:42 am | Virgin Galactic

Mojave, California, USA (13 Dec 2018): Today, Virgin Galactic conducted its fourth powered test flight and first space flight of its commercial SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity. Please find reporting materials below for news coverage and multimedia reporting. More >>

New Zealanders Lead the Way to Space

Monday, 1 March 2010, 3:20 pm | Virgin Galactic

This week Virgin Galactic announced that seven New Zealanders have paid a deposit for a Virgin Galactic sub-orbital spaceflight making New Zealand Virgin’s most significant space tourism market in terms of population size. “Although the US ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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