Virgin Galactic tests Unity's re-entry system for the first time
The company is putting SpaceShipTwo's successor through a series of rigorous tests.
Jeff Bezos pumps his personal fortune into Blue Origin
Amazon's founder is selling stock in the retail giant to fund his space dream.
Virgin Galactic forms new company for low-cost smallsat launches
The new spinoff called 'Virgin Orbit' will be based on the LauncherOne system.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo completes second glide flight
The long-delayed reusable craft has several more before it moves on to powered flight tests.
Virgin Galactic's new spaceship completes its first glide test
This early test of VSS Unity was an important step.
Virgin Galactic returns to the skies after two years
The VMS Eve and VSS Unity flew in 'captive carry' mode for almost four hours over the Mojave desert.
Virgin Galactic gets its spaceship license
The company also took its SpaceShipTwo for a quick walk.
Virgin Galactic poised to start its new spaceship's test flights
The first full-powered independent tests won't begin until next year, though.
Virgin Galactic unveils the new SpaceShip Two, named the VSS Unity
It will replace the VSS Enterprise, which crashed in 2014.