Virgin launches flight to edge of space

virgin launches flight to edge of space

Sumary of Virgin launches flight to edge of space:

  • Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson confirmed in a Twitter post that the two pilots and a research payload belonging to NASA had reached space..
  • “Delighted to be on the flight line to watch @VirginGalactic first human spaceflight from the majestic Spaceport America,”.
  • Virgin Galactic is aiming for commercial operations to begin next year following testing and a few months of downtime for maintenance and other upgrades..
  • Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched a new capsule in January as part of testing as it aims to get its program for tourists, scientists and professional astronauts off the ground..
  • British billionaire Richard Branson, who founded Virgin Galactic in 2004, initially predicted the maiden space flight would launch by 2009…

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