Launching Spring 2010
National Geographic and Virgin Galactic
Join maverick entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and legendary aeronautical engineer Burt Rutan on their quest to create the world’s first commercial manned spaceship. Over the next two years the project will pass a series of milestones, each a groundbreaking development towards the first commercial space flights.
Virgin Galactic will document the pioneers in space tourism, Virgin’s pilots and crew, and their first passengers – with plans calling for 50,000 ordinary people to travel into space in the first 10 years of operation.
VIRGIN GALACTIC APPOINTS DOUG SHANE AS EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER OF THE SPACESHIP COMPANY
STATEMENT FROM VIRGIN GALACTIC CEO GEORGE WHITESIDES ON THE SIGNING OF SB 240, THE SPACE FLIGHT INFORMED CONSENT BILL
GEORGE WHITESIDES ON THE SIGNING OF THE SPACE FLIGHT INFORMED CONSENT BILL
Virgin Galactic acquires full ownership of The Spaceship Company
Announce the Launch of the Galactic Unite STEM Scholarship Program for Young Women.
NBC ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE SERIES WITH SIR RICHARD BRANSON'S VIRGIN GALACTIC AND MARK BURNETT'S ONE THREE MEDIA
Burnett's groundbreaking adventure competition "Space Race" to give the winning everyday person a ticket to space
VIRGIN GALACTIC’S “YOUR FLIGHT DNA” EVENT BRINGS TOGETHER LARGEST NUMBER OF FUTURE ASTRONAUTS TO DATE
Customers from around the world celebrate impending start of commercial operations