With his iconoclast approach intact even after five decades in the business of disruption, Richard Branson has big plans for his airline, his space-flight business, a satellite launcher and a cruise-ship business he plans to introduce next year.
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Virgin Galactic’s sister company, Virgin Orbit, has conducted a drop test of its air-launched satellite booster over California in a key step towards space missions.
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has successfully launched a tourism rocket plane into space for the first time.
Virgin Galactic said its space tourism rocket plane could reach “space altitudes” for the first time as early as Thursday.
The crash of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo experimental space plane on Friday, which killed one test pilot and severely injured another, may have wrecked the future of space tourism. “For the industry, the joyride is over,” says attorney Michael Listner