Virgin Galactic Rolls Out New Space Tourism Rocket PlaneVirgin Galactic rolled out a new version of its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket Friday as it prepares to return to flight testing for the first time since a 2014 accident destroyed the original craft, killing a pilot and setting back the nascent industry.
NTSB: Co-Pilot Error Blamed For Crash Of Virgin Galactic SpaceshipFederal 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.
Surviving Pilot Was Flung From SpaceShipTwo As It Disintegrated Over Mojave Desert
Pilot Killed In Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash Grew Up In South BayThe test pilot who was killed last Friday when the Virgin Galactic private space vehicle broke up over the Mojave Desert was a native of Scotts Valley.
Probe Of Virgin Galactic Rocket Crash In Mojave Desert May Take YearBillionaire 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.
Co-Pilot Who Died In Virgin Galactic Rocket Crash Was Experienced Test PilotThe pilot who was killed in the test flight of Virgin Galactic's prototype space tourism rocket is being remembered as a respected test pilot and devoted husband and father of two young children.
Catastrophic SpaceShipTwo Crash Kills Virgin Galactic Pilot In Major Setback For First Private SpaceflightsSpaceShip Two, a commercial aircraft designed for suborbital space tourism appears to have malfunctioned over California Friday morning.
Bay Area Luxury Travel Agents Booking $200K Space FlightsAs a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she’d be selling trips to outer space.
South Bay Travel Agent Selling Tickets To SpaceThe tickets are being offered to those interested in traveling into space on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two.
Virgin Galactic's Spaceship Launcher Circles Bay Area SkiesA unique, spaceship-launching aircraft flew over the San Francisco Bay Wednesday morning in conjunction with the opening of a renovated terminal at San Francisco International Airport.