WhiteKnightTwo

VIRGIN GALACTIC PROMOTES MIKE MOSES TO PRESIDENT

Virgin Galactic, the privately funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s Aabar Investments PJS, is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael P. Moses to President. Moses, who joined Virgin Galactic in 2011 as Vice President of Operations, will now oversee Virgin Galactic’s human spaceflight program, reporting directly to […]

NASA VISITOR CENTER ASTRONOMY RETURNS TO THE BEACH

Summer has arrived and the time has come for beach days, long nights and family fun. NASA has found an exciting way of combining these three things through its Astronomy and Night Sky Summer Series on Assateague Island, Virginia, Thursday, July 14th. The public event starts with an Astronomy 101 presentation at the Chincoteague National […]

SPACEPORT AMERICA WELCOMES WHITEKNIGHT TWO

Virgin Galactic and Spaceport America Operations teams welcomed WhiteKnightTwo back to the clear blue skies of New Mexico on Monday, April 18. “Preparing the commercial operations crew and WhiteKnightTwo VMS Eve at Spaceport America is an important milestone on the road to commercial human spaceflight service. It was helpful to work alongside local air traffic […]

VIRGIN GALACTIC WELCOMES COSMIC GIRL TO FLEET

Virgin Galactic introduced the newest addition to its fleet of vehicles this week 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,’ will provide a dedicated launch platform for the LauncherOne orbital vehicle. Sir Richard […]

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