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Showing posts with label Richard Branson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Richard Branson. Show all posts

Friday, May 22, 2020

Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit will launch a rocket from midair Sunday


Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit will launch a rocket from midair Sunday


Article Excerpt: "... full demonstration launch Sunday, May 24, during a four-hour window that begins at 10 a.m. PT, with a backup window on Monday. The plan is for Cosmic Girl to take off from Mojave Air and Space Port in California and release the LauncherOne rocket over the Pacific Ocean. After a few seconds of free fall, the rocket's engine will ignite in midair for the first time and head toward low earth orbit..."


Reference: www.cnet.com

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public


Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will take tourists to space. Now it's set to go public


Article Excerpt: "... Branson’s space venture would be the first publicly-listed human spaceflight firm, with the stock market listing slated to take place later this year. The paper also reported that Branson had been in talks with Palihapitiya since Branson suspended talks over a Saudi investment in Virgin Galactic last year..."


Reference: www.usatoday.com

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Virgin Galactic Reaches Space Again, Flies Test Passenger for 1st Time


Virgin Galactic Reaches Space Again, Flies Test Passenger for 1st Time


Article Excerpt: "... In its first flight with a test passenger on board, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity flew..."


Reference: www.space.com