High-altitude aircraft carrier unveiled to the public along with a contest to win a ride.
The third such test flight examined the spaceship's reaction control system and thermal protection.
Google pushes Glass into the wild, Virgin shows off rockets for commercial space travel, and we see the tiniest movie ever made.
Two videos taken from the window of a Virgin America flight show Virgin Galactic's futuristic space-worthy plane flying close by.
The space plane hits Mach 1.2 as Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sees "full space flight" by the end of 2013.
Partnership between Virgin Galactic and Scaled Composites--The Spaceship Company--formally opens the final assembly plant for the spacecrafts that will whisk tourists to the stars.
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.
In a milestone on the road to commercial space flight, Virgin Galactic's futuristic suborbital rocket plane completed its first gliding flight test today, an 11-minute, 45,000-foot drop to a Mojave Desert runway.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen forms Stratolaunch Systems with Burt Rutan. The company plans to build the largest aircraft ever made, and one capable of quick turnarounds on orbital flights.
Virgin Galactic has opened its first spaceway, a 2-mile of strip of concrete and asphalt that will take you to infinity -- and beyond!