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01.05.16
Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th
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Virgin Galactic debuts the next SpaceShipTwo on February 19th

Virgin Galactic revives its hopes for private spaceflight in just over a month.

By J. Fingas,   01.05.16
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12.10.15
ICYMI: Self-cleaning fish tank, satellite launcher and more
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ICYMI: Self-cleaning fish tank, satellite launcher and more

Physics can keep you from getting your hands dirty

By K. Davis,   12.10.15
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10.14.15
Watch Virgin Galactic test fire its satellite launching rocket
10.14.15

Watch Virgin Galactic test fire its satellite launching rocket

Considering its ambitious launch schedule, there's still a lot of work to do.

By S. Dent,   10.14.15
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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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02.18.15
Google's fifth Science Fair rewards teens for saving the environment
02.18.15

Google's fifth Science Fair rewards teens for saving the environment

Google's Science Fair competition regularly leads to clever inventions from teens, and this year'...

By J. Fingas,   02.18.15
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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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