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  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract


    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights of its LauncherOne system, starting as early as 2017.


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  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract


    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights...


  • Virgin Galactic takes pragmatic approach to fatal spacecraft crash


    ​Virgin Galactic is focusing its efforts on the development of its next sub-orbital tourist spacecraft following the...


  • UK spaceport plans geared to boost small satellite business


    ​The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transport industry by opening a consultation on a site for a...


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  • ANALYSIS: Virgin Galactic thrusting ahead with satellite launch scheme

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:33 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic’s dream of personal spaceflight may be on hold, but its satellite-launching venture is bounding ahead.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-Galactic-thrusting-ahead-with-satellite-launch-scheme-414159/
  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract

    News | 25 Jun 2015 15:55 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights of its LauncherOne system, starting as early as 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-wins-first-satellite-launch-contract-414046/
  • Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'

    News | 22 Apr 2015 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-to-test-new-spaceship-this-year-411492/
  • Virgin Galactic takes pragmatic approach to fatal spacecraft crash

    News | 15 Jan 2015 14:42 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Virgin Galactic is focusing its efforts on the development of its next sub-orbital tourist spacecraft following the fatal crash of the previous model in October 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-takes-pragmatic-approach-to-fatal-spacecraft-crash-407913/
  • ANALYSIS: NTSB will have no quick answers after Virgin Galactic crash

    News | 06 Nov 2014 12:52 | Stephen Trimble

    Structural failure – not a faulty rocket motor – has quickly emerged as a key focus of the investigation into the 31 October crash of the Scaled Composites SpaceShipTwo that killed a test pilot and launched a new crisis for Virgin Galactic and the nascent suborbital space tourism industry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-NTSB-will-have-no-quick-answers-after-Virgin-Galactic-crash-405675/
  • UK spaceport plans geared to boost small satellite business

    News | 31 Jul 2014 23:00 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transport industry by opening a consultation on a site for a spaceport. And it is looking across the Atlantic for guidance on how to regulate the nascent business of ferrying passengers into space – with operations possible from 2018.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-spaceport-plans-geared-to-boost-small-satellite-business-401719/