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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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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 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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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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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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Supersonic drone to be tested in Australia

The new stealth "superdrone" from BAE Systems will get its maiden flight at the Woomera test range in South Australia.

By April 14, 2013

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Gawk at Richard Branson's tropical hideaway via aerial drone

Watching this video of Virgin founder's opulent private island captured via drone will make you drool -- and he wants you to.

By September 5, 2014

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Space Shuttles, carriers and Concordes: A Tour of the Intrepid Museum

What do the Concorde, the Space Shuttle, an aircraft carrier, and a cruise missile submarine have in common? They're all part the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Those iconic vehicles, and many more, in our full tour.

By August 28, 2014

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The spooky sounds of space

Since the 1950s, probes sent into space have been sending back data that reveal eerie sounds from the vastness of the galaxy.

By August 18, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014