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Virgin Galactic completes its flight to space tourism

Virgin Galactic completed a successful space trip on Saturday, a sign of progress for the space tourism company founded by Richard Branson following a series of delays in its flight schedule. Virgin Galactic’s VSS Unity reached an altitude of 89.2 kilometers before returning two pilots to a runway in New …

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Virgin Galactic Stock is skyrocketing. Here’s why.

Text size Virgin Spaceship Unity and Virgin Mothership Eve Courtesy of Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic Holdings The stock has been going through a rough patch over the past few weeks which has prompted investors to seek sacks of air sickness. But an announcement on Thursday spikes stocks: flight tests are …

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Long Beach-based Virgin Orbit Capitalizes on Unique Air Launch System to Provide Launch Capability in Brazil

Image source: Virgin Orbit “The Launcher One’s first flight since installation would transform Alcântara into the second orbital-class spaceport in all of South America, and only the fifth in the entire southern hemisphere,” notes Virgin Orbit. “The people of Brazil have been working patiently and diligently on the orbital launch …

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Why Virgin Galactic Stock flew higher today

What happened Actions of the space tourism company Galactic Virgo (NYSE: SPCE) suddenly pulled and pulled higher Monday morning, picking up speed as the day wore on, and ended the day up 4.7%. In the absence of more substantial news, I am forced to conclude that Virgin Galactic received a …

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Virgin Orbit wins contract to launch six satellites

Virgin Orbit has been selected by geospatial analytics firm HyperSat to launch a series of six low-earth orbit satellites in the coming years, the Long Beach-based small satellite launch company said on Wednesday. The constellation of hyperspectral satellites will be able to capture and process images across the entire reflecting …

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