Updates

May 22, 2015

Weight on Wheels for the second SpaceShipTwo

As hinted in our May 4th update, our team in Mojave has now completed an important milestone in the process of assembling and integrating the second SpaceShipTwo: on May 21st, the second SpaceShipTwo was lowered onto its own landing gear for the first time. Now that we’ve achieved Weight on Wheels, as this milestone is known… Read More

May 04, 2015

Mojave Update: SpaceShipTwo Construction

This weekend marked the six month anniversary of the tragic loss of Michael Alsbury during the VSS Enterprise‘s 55th test flight.  Over those six months, we’ve made steady progress towards advancing the dream of opening the space frontier, an extremely difficult but also extremely worthwhile endeavor. While our satellite launch team has been hard at work at our new… Read More

March 31, 2015

Introducing our Spaceship Propulsion Team

A few weeks back, we introduced you to the second SpaceShipTwo and the men and women hard at work building our new vehicle. Today, we’d like to introduce you to our spaceship propulsion team. This team, as the name suggests, is responsible for the system that will power the spaceship and its occupants safely into… Read More

March 09, 2015

Want to work at the world’s first commercial spaceline? We’re hiring!

Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company are hiring up to 100 full-time positions at our facilities in New Mexico, Mojave, and now Long Beach–the new home of our LauncherOne program. Interested in joining us? Learn more about these opportunities at our Job Fair and Open House: Date: Saturday, March 7th Time: 9am – 12:00pm Location: 4022… Read More

January 23, 2015

2015: A Look at the Year Ahead

We begin 2015 inspired by the words of support we have received from around the world, thankful for our global community of Future Astronauts who have been so steadfast in their commitment, and proud of our team of over 400 rocket scientists, engineers, designers, and more who have come together to create the world’s first commercial… Read More

January 15, 2015

An Introduction to Our Second Spaceship

We begin 2015 inspired by the words of support we have received from around the world, thankful for our global community of Future Astronauts who have been so steadfast in their commitment, and proud of our team of over 400 rocket scientists, engineers, designers, and more who have come together to create the world’s first commercial… Read More