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Did Virgin Galactic Go To "Space" Today?

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo reached an altitude of 51.4 miles today after 15 years of struggles to replicate the performance of SpaceShipOne in 2004. AFter some additional tests commercial passengers will reportedly be carried. But did they go to "Space" today?

Virgin Galactic test pilots broke Mach 2 this morning, as VSS Unity took her third rocket-powered supersonic outing in less than four months.

SpaceShipTwo VSS Unity has safely and successfully completed her first supersonic, rocket-powered flight.

As noted in our previous post, we'd learned enough from our past test flights to safely take the next step forward in our thorough test flight program.

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.