Richard Branson

An National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) team surveys a tail section from the crashed Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo near Cantil, California.  AFP PHOTO/JOSH EDELSON

NTSB: Co-Pilot Error Blamed For Crash Of Virgin Galactic Spaceship

Federal safety investigators said Tuesday the crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was caused by a catastrophic structural failure triggered when the co-pilot unlocked the craft’s braking system early.

07/28/2015

NTSB Crash Investigation

Probe Of Virgin Galactic Rocket Crash In Mojave Desert May Take Year

Billionaire Richard Branson is promising to find out what caused the crash of his Virgin Galactic prototype space tourism rocket that killed a test pilot, but federal investigators are cautioning that it may take up to a year to learn exactly what went wrong.

11/02/2014

Virgin America

Virgin America Launches Service Out Of San Jose

The first passengers on the L.A. to San Jose flight were greeted at Mineta San Jose International Airport on Wednesday by Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin America – which is based in Burlingame.

05/01/2013

The Virgin Galactic White Knight flys over San Francisco International Airport (CBS)

South Bay Travel Agent Selling Tickets To Space

The tickets are being offered to those interested in traveling into space on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two.

01/04/2012