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07.28.15
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash was due to co-pilot error (updated)
07.28.15

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash was due to co-pilot error (updated)

The NTSB has determined that one of the SpaceShipTwo co-pilots triggered the tail wings too early.

By J. Fingas,   07.28.15
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11.13.14
Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet
11.13.14

Virgin Galactic pilot recounts how he survived being ejected at 50,000 feet

When Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed in late October, the company attributed the loss to an...

By M. Moon,   11.13.14
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11.03.14
Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment
11.03.14

Investigation of Virgin Galactic crash focuses on faulty tail deployment

US aviation investigators think they know how Virgin Galactic's SpaceshipTwo broke up in mid-fligh...

By S. Dent,   11.03.14
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10.31.14
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch
10.31.14

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashes after launch

Virgin Galactic's latest plane/rocket, dubbed "SpaceShipTwo", crashed after takeoff this morning a...

By B. Gilbert,   10.31.14
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10.04.14
Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne proved commercial spaceflight could be a reality
10.04.14

Ten years ago, SpaceShipOne proved commercial spaceflight could be a reality

Back in 2004, companies weren't fighting over NASA contracts and nobody was selling tickets for su...

By M. Moon,   10.04.14
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05.30.14
Virgin Galactic's space flights cleared for US blastoff
05.30.14

Virgin Galactic's space flights cleared for US blastoff

Virgin Galactic's plans to charter its first space flights by the end of the year have been given...

By M. Brian,   05.30.14
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01.14.14
Virgin Galactic tests new thrusters, further disregards gravity (video)
01.14.14

Virgin Galactic tests new thrusters, further disregards gravity (video)

Last year, Sir Richard Branson promised Virgin Galactic's first commercial mission would rip throu...

By T. Seppala,   01.14.14
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09.05.13
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes its second test flight (video)
09.05.13

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes its second test flight (video)

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo might not have the flashiest name, but a lack of nominal originalit...

By M. Grey,   09.05.13
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05.02.13
The Engadget Interview: Sir Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic and space tourism for the everyman
05.02.13

The Engadget Interview: Sir Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic and space tourism for the everyman

It's been a particularly good week for Sir Richard Branson. SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's sub-or...

By M. Gorman,   05.02.13
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