SpaceShipTwo

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 […]

FAA-AST AWARDS VIRIGIN GALACTIC OPERATOR LICENSE FOR SPACESHIPTWO

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s Office of Commercial Space Transportation (FAA-AST) has awarded Virgin Galactic an operator license for SpaceShipTwo. The license award, which will ultimately permit commercial operations of the vehicle, was the culmination of several years of in-depth interaction with the FAA. The license review process consisted of an in-depth review of the […]

RICHARD BRANSON UNVEILS VIRGIN GALACTIC’S NEW SPACESHIP NAMED VSS UNITY

February 20, 2016 – Richard Branson yesterday unveiled Virgin Galactic’s much anticipated second SpaceShipTwo at a ceremony in Mojave, California, attended by his family, Virgin Galactic’s Founder Future Astronauts, stakeholders and partners. The ceremony featured four generations of Sir Richard’s family, from his mother Eve, Richard himself, his son Sam, to his grandchild Eva Deia […]

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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