Virgin Galactic


Virgin Galactic is a company within Richard Branson's Virgin Group which plans to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists, suborbital launches for space science missions, and orbital launches of small satellites.

Further in the future, Virgin Galactic hopes to offer orbital human spaceflights as well. Virgin Galactic's spacecraft is launched from a large aeroplane, giving the spacecraft more initial speed and altitude than if it were launched from the ground.

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27/10/2017 | LE JOURNAL DE L'AVIATION | SPACE

Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund on Thursday announced a $1 billion investment in British billionaire Richard Branson's space tourism company Virgin Galactic.The announcement on the sidelines of an investment summit in Riyadh comes nearly a month after the Virgin Group founder said he woul...


06/08/2014 | AVIATION WORLD NEWS | SPACE

Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi’s aabar Investments PJS, today announced a partnership with global book publisher DK to create seven exclusive titles over the next two years. The first book under the agreement, Virgin G...


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