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Today marks an exciting milestone in our shared quest to open space to change the world for good.

Virgin Galactic Unveils SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic, the privately-funded space company owned by Virgin Group and Abu Dhabi's Aabar Investments PJS, today unveiled its newly completed SpaceShipTwo.

Virgin Galactic has introduced a 747 to its fleet of vehicles as part of a technical update on its LauncherOne small satellite launch service.

This video shows a recent test of Virgin Galactic's NewtonThree rocket engine.

LauncherOne Engine Tests Successful

Successful test firings of key propulsion components marked the latest sign of progress for Virgin Galactic's dedicated small satellite launch vehicle, LauncherOne.

Robust demand from the growing small satellite market has led Virgin Galactic to significantly increase the performance of its LauncherOne satellite launch service.

Virgin Galactic is pleased to announce it has leased a new 150,000 square foot facility that will house design and manufacturing of the company's small satellite launch vehicle, LauncherOne.

George T. Whitesides, chief executive officer of Virgin Galactic (VG) and The Spaceship Company, addressed Friday's plenary session on "Entrepreneurial Aerospace," at AIAA SciTech 2015.

Two weeks before the tragedy that saw Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crash on a test flight, the company was out in full force at the annual International Symposium for Personal and Commercial Spaceflight (ISPCS).

"This is a very tough time for all of us at Virgin Galactic, The Spaceship Company and Scaled Composites, and our thoughts remain with the families of the brave Scaled pilots, and all those affected by this tragedy.