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07.15.14
DARPA picks the first companies that will work on its unmanned spaceplane
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DARPA picks the first companies that will work on its unmanned spaceplane

Slowly but surely, DARPA's XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane is becoming more than a bundle of nice ideas...

By J. Fingas,   07.15.14
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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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11.09.13
The Today Show will televise Virgin Galactic's first commercial space flight
11.09.13

The Today Show will televise Virgin Galactic's first commercial space flight

If you can't quite afford the fare to space, at least you'll be watch the future of non-terrestria...

By M. Smith,   11.09.13
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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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05.05.13
The After Math: The (homemade) hammer of Thor, Virgin space flights and an atomic movie
05.05.13

The After Math: The (homemade) hammer of Thor, Virgin space flights and an atomic movie

Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, deci...

By M. Smith,   05.05.13
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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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04.29.13
Virgin Galactic's commercial space plane makes first successful test flight
04.29.13

Virgin Galactic's commercial space plane makes first successful test flight

Attention, amateur space cadets! If you've ever wanted to swing on a star or see one up close, con...

By J. Volpe,   04.29.13
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07.15.12
Richard Branson confirms Virgin Galactic's first space tourism flight will launch next year with him on board
07.15.12

Richard Branson confirms Virgin Galactic's first space tourism flight will launch next year with him on board

Richard Branson has long said that he'd be on board Virgin Galactic's first commercial space touri...

By D. Melanson,   07.15.12
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