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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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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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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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Amazing videos of SpaceShipTwo in flight

Two videos taken from the window of a Virgin America flight show Virgin Galactic's futuristic space-worthy plane flying close by.

By April 8, 2011

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Photos: Full speed ahead for SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic unveils its final design for SpaceShipTwo, a suborbital spacecraft for private citizens.

By January 23, 2008

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Virgin Galactic to give NASA suborbital rides

NASA will send up to 1,300 pounds of experiments to the edge of space on SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's privately funded space tourism vehicle.

By October 15, 2011

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Virgin Galactic unveils rocket plane thrill ride

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic finally unveils SpaceShipTwo, a commercial rocket plane designed to launch space tourists on the ultimate thrill ride--a suborbital flight into space.

By December 7, 2009

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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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Virgin Galactic aircraft cruises to supersonic speeds

The commercial spaceline, co-owned by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group, just pushed its flagship aircraft higher and faster than ever before in a second rocket-powered flight.

By September 5, 2013

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Bidder buys $1.5 million space date with Leonardo DiCaprio

How much would you pay to get locked in a spaceship with DiCaprio? At an auction to benefit AIDS research, a man buys three days of training and a trip to suborbital space with the "Gatsby" star.

By May 24, 2013