Neowin News Feed for: Virgin galactic https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/virgin galactic/ Neowin News Feed for: Virgin galactic en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net TWIRL 23: FAA denies Branson and Bezos astronaut title https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-23-faa-denies-branson-and-bezos-astronaut-title/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1627113022_twirl23_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The United States Federal Aviation Administration has come up with new rules to deprive Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos of their astronaut titles. They could receive honorary awards though. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-23-faa-denies-branson-and-bezos-astronaut-title">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sat, 24 Jul 2021 10:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-23-faa-denies-branson-and-bezos-astronaut-title Virgin Galactic completes its first successful crewed flight https://www.neowin.net/news/virgin-galactic-completes-its-first-successful-crewed-flight/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626031829_virgin_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>On this flight, Richard Branson was joined by three Virgin Galactic employees. The objective of this mission was to evaluate the commercial astronaut experience for future space flights. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/virgin-galactic-completes-its-first-successful-crewed-flight">Read more...</a> ck@neowin.net (Chandrakant Isi) Sun, 11 Jul 2021 21:12:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/virgin-galactic-completes-its-first-successful-crewed-flight Elon Musk reserves a ticket on a Virgin Galactic space flight https://www.neowin.net/news/elon-musk-reserves-a-ticket-on-a-virgin-galactic-space-flight/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1626020255_galactic_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Billionaire Elon Musk has booked a seat on a Virgin Galactic space flight that offers up to four minutes in zero-G. The ticket aboard Virgin Galactic&#039;s rocketplane VSS Unity costs $250,000. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/elon-musk-reserves-a-ticket-on-a-virgin-galactic-space-flight">Read more...</a> ck@neowin.net (Chandrakant Isi) Sun, 11 Jul 2021 18:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/elon-musk-reserves-a-ticket-on-a-virgin-galactic-space-flight TWIRL 21: How to watch Richard Branson's trip to space https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-21-how-to-watch-richard-bransons-trip-to-space/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1625915796_twirl-21_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Richard Branson is preparing to launch into space this weekend. In this edition of TWIRL, we tell you where you can watch the launch and provide footage of launches in the last week. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-21-how-to-watch-richard-bransons-trip-to-space">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sat, 10 Jul 2021 11:26:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-21-how-to-watch-richard-bransons-trip-to-space TWIRL 20: Billionaire Richard Branson gets ready for space [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-20-billionaire-richard-branson-gets-ready-for-space/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/07/1625246346_twirl20_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Next week, China&#039;s Long March rockets will be performing several missions to ferry satellites into orbit and Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Galactic, will also be taking his first trip to space. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-20-billionaire-richard-branson-gets-ready-for-space">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sat, 03 Jul 2021 10:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-20-billionaire-richard-branson-gets-ready-for-space TWIRL 12: Remains of Chinese rocket land in sea after space station launch https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-12-remains-of-chinese-rocket-land-in-sea-after-space-station-launch/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/05/1620571884_twirl12_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The upcoming week of rocket launches is fairly routine, SpaceX is hoping to launch more Starlink satellites and Virgin Galactic could also fly its SpaceShipTwo-class VSS Unity rocketplane. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-12-remains-of-chinese-rocket-land-in-sea-after-space-station-launch">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sun, 09 May 2021 15:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-12-remains-of-chinese-rocket-land-in-sea-after-space-station-launch TWIRL 11: SpaceX to launch 60 Starlink satellites and maybe Starship SN15 https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-11-spacex-to-launch-60-starlink-satellites-and-maybe-starship-sn15/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/05/1619920236_twirl11_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s a quiet week in terms of rocket launches this week. If we are lucky, we should see SpaceX launch its Starship SN15 from Boca Chica, Texas, as it attempts to perform its first smooth landing. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-11-spacex-to-launch-60-starlink-satellites-and-maybe-starship-sn15">Read more...</a> paul.hill@neowin.net (Paul Hill) Sun, 02 May 2021 07:14:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twirl-11-spacex-to-launch-60-starlink-satellites-and-maybe-starship-sn15