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Get up close and supersonic with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

Thanks to a new video shot from the tail of SpaceShipTwo, we can see what space tourism might look like, at least from the window view that $250,000 buys.

By September 6, 2013

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Virgin Galactic to resume powered test flights

Virgin's commercial passenger space flight venture is soon to begin a new round of test flights for spaceliner SpaceShipTwo.

By October 19, 2014

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SpaceShipTwo fires rocket engine in supersonic flight

The space plane hits Mach 1.2 as Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sees "full space flight" by the end of 2013.

By April 29, 2013

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Google reportedly in talks for stake in Virgin Galactic

Days after announcing it agreed to buy a satellite startup, Google appears to be making another bet on space.

By June 12, 2014

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At Farnborough, SpaceShipTwo and a Brit UAV

BAE Systems' unmanned aircraft aims to persuade regulators that UAVs are safe to be flown in the U.K.

By July 13, 2012

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Tech Retrospect: Google gets Nest and Obama curbs the NSA -- slightly

Miss a few stories this week? We'll get you up to speed with this rundown of all the tech news.

By January 17, 2014

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Virgin Galactic again notches successful supersonic test flight

The third such test flight examined the spaceship's reaction control system and thermal protection.

By January 14, 2014

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Once science fiction, it'll be reality in 2014

As we prepare for a new year, we're excited about gear that brings to life for the first time ideas that have long been only future tense.

By December 20, 2013

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'Space' tourism goes ballooning for $75,000 a head

You won't confuse World View's near-space balloon rides with a trip to the International Space Station, but the views will still be incredible.

By October 23, 2013

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NBC reality show to launch real people into space

Oh, what's "The Amazing Race" when compared to the amazing "Space Race"? Reality TV producer Mark Burnett, in conjunction with Richard Branson, launches a show in which people compete to get on a Virgin Galactic flight.

By October 4, 2013