Virgin Galactic

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

Surviving Pilot Was Flung From SpaceShipTwo As It Disintegrated Over Mojave Desert

The pilot of the Virgin Galactic spaceship that tore apart over the Mojave Desert didn’t know his co-pilot had prematurely unlocked its brakes, though protocol for the test flight required the co-pilot to announce the […]

11/13/2014

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

Pilot Killed In Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo Crash Grew Up In South Bay

The 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.

11/04/2014

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

Mike Alsbury

Co-Pilot Who Died In Virgin Galactic Rocket Crash Was Experienced Test Pilot

The 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.

11/01/2014

SpaceShip Two Crash Site

Catastrophic SpaceShipTwo Crash Kills Virgin Galactic Pilot In Major Setback For First Private Spaceflights

SpaceShip Two, a commercial aircraft designed for suborbital space tourism appears to have malfunctioned over California Friday morning.

10/31/2014

A Virgin Galactic spacecraft

Bay Area Luxury Travel Agents Booking $200K Space Flights

As a Bay Area luxury travel agent for more than three decades, Lynda Turley Garrett never thought she’d be selling trips to outer space.

05/31/2012

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

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

Virgin Galactic’s Spaceship Launcher Circles Bay Area Skies

A 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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/06/2011

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