Aug 06, 2021 06:49 PM IST
The space-tourism company said Thursday it is making progress toward beginning revenue flights next year. It will sell single seats, package deals and entire flights.
- Jul 29, 2021 08:40 AM IST
Brands have gone to Space before, but a new age of Space travel and tourism could provide more opportunities to hitch a ride.
- Jul 15, 2021 01:08 PM IST
Have you ever wished to travel to space? Virgin Galactic spaceflight is making dreams come true. Here is how.
- Jul 13, 2021 08:48 AM IST
Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has claimed that unlike, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic 'Unity' spacecraft, its ‘New Shepard’ is designed to fly above the Kármán line that 'defines space'.
- Jul 12, 2021 09:08 AM IST
Fresh from the experience, Richard Branson took to Twitter to share his thoughts and called the experience "more magical than I ever imagined"
- Jul 11, 2021 08:27 PM IST
Richard Branson is back on Earth after becoming the first person to blast off in his own spaceship. Branson and five crewmates from his Virgin Galactic space tourism company reached an altitude of about 53 miles over the New Mexico desert.
- Jul 05, 2021 10:19 AM IST
If Richard Branson is able to complete the mission before July 20, he is likely to beat fellow billionaire and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in the new space race.
- Jul 03, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Sirisha Bandla was born in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur and grew up in Texas. She started working at Virgin Galactic in 2015.
- Jun 14, 2021 04:56 PM IST
In addition to the winning bidder, who was not identified, and Bezos, passengers will include Bezos’ brother, Mark Bezos, and a fourth still-unnamed astronaut. The auction winner’s name will be released in roughly two weeks, according to a video on Blue Origin’s website.
- May 26, 2021 12:25 PM IST
Astronauts, amateur astronauts, space tourists, space sightseers, rocket riders, spaceflight participants - what is the correct descriptor for people who buy a seat into space?
- Dec 22, 2020 09:56 AM IST
For retail investors, SPAC offers an opportunity to invest in a company at the pre-IPO stage, an area which was the domain of private equity players and big investors
- Jun 22, 2020 10:45 PM IST
As part of its agreement with the Johnson Space Center, the space tourism company will identify entities keen to buy private missions and develop training packages, as well as aid in transportation, on-orbit and ground resources.
- May 28, 2018 05:52 PM IST
Branson owns a space tourism company Virgin Galactic. He has been investing in the company since 2004 to make commercial space tourism a thing
- Oct 27, 2017 08:21 AM IST
The announcement on the sidelines of an investment summit in Riyadh comes nearly a month after the Virgin Group founder said he would invest in the kingdom's Red Sea project that aims to turn 50 Saudi islands into luxury tourism destinations.
- Sep 27, 2012 01:54 PM IST
New Mexico Tourism Secretary Monique Jacobson says it will be New Mexico's Sydney Opera House. Virgin Galactic Chairman Richard Branson...
- Jul 11, 2012 06:15 PM IST
British mogul Richard Branson says he and his two children Holly and Sam will be on the first space flight
- Sep 08, 2011 02:35 PM IST
Yes, says physicist Michio Kaku. As can human-friendly artificial intelligence