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Jan 21, 2014 08:07 AM ET
Want to take a vacation to outer space? Virgin Galactic is aiming to start suborbital flights later this year, and with that, we now have space travel agents! Trace discusses what commercial space travel is going to look like in 2014.
Jan 10, 2014 02:25 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fired up its rocket engine for a test flight over California's Mojave Desert on Friday, the third in an ongoing series prior to the start of commercial suborbital passenger flights later this year. Continue reading →
Nov 4, 2013 07:57 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, a six-passenger, two-pilot suborbital spacecraft, is expected to make its third powered test flight within a month. Continue reading →
Sep 27, 2013 09:12 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an interview last week, Virgin boss Richard Branson hinted that he has "another idea" for cheaper space travel. Continue reading →
Sep 25, 2013 04:56 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Virgin Galactic customers get their first taste of spaceflight -- a delay. Continue reading →
Sep 9, 2013 11:50 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Watch a video of Virgin Galactic's second supersonic flight -- this time from all angles. Continue reading →
Sep 6, 2013 12:03 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the second time on Thursday, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo (SS2) successfully completed a supersonic powered test flight. Continue reading →
Jun 6, 2013 04:06 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Last year there were calls to blast the teenage pop sensation into space. Now, he's booked a ticket. Continue reading →
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