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Showing posts with label Virgin Galactic. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Virgin Galactic. Show all posts

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Virgin Galactic Stock Soared Because There’s More Than Space Tourism After NASA Agreement


Virgin Galactic Stock Soared Because There’s More Than Space Tourism After NASA Agreement


Article Excerpt: "... the company will also help train non-NASA astronauts to go to space, so more people can participate in the “low earth economy,” or LEO for short. That’s a step beyond Virgin Galactic’s space-tourism focus Virgin Galactic will be developing a “private orbital astronaut readiness program.” The company will groom a new generation of private, non-NASA, space travelers..."


Reference: www.barrons.com

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

NASA may start using private suborbital flights to train astronauts


NASA may start using private suborbital flights to train astronauts


Article Excerpt: "... NASA is hoping to better prepare its crews for the challenges of space by sending them on suborbital flights from the likes of Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin — suggesting a potentially huge new market for the nascent private spaceflight industry. Speaking at the Next Generation Suborbital Researchers conference in March, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine..."


Reference: news.yahoo.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

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Meet The Ace Pilot Risking His Life To Be Virgin Galactic’s Rocket Man


Meet The Ace Pilot Risking His Life To Be Virgin Galactic’s Rocket Man


Article Excerpt: "... This April marked the fifth rocket-powered flight, on a new iteration of the spaceship. Virgin Galactic, which is owned by British billionaire Richard Branson, the British billionaire, is one of three startups that are racing to build and test manned rockets. It wants to take half a dozen passengers on a “suborbital” flight ..."


Reference: www.realclearlife.com