Virgin Galactic

'Some People Call Me the Space Cowboy ...'

Jim Egan | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Tech
Jim Egan

A stellar contradiction about the confused Sir Richard Branson was overlooked by both The Mail on Sunday ("Branson labeled 'outrageous' over attempts to distance himself from Friday's tragic crash", 2nd November) and Financial Times ("Brand it like Branson", 6th November).

Injured Virgin Galactic Pilot Speaks For First Time About Miracle Escape

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic test pilot Peter Siebold has spoken for the first time about the tragic crash which killed his friend and co-pilot Mike Alsbury and le...

'About 20' Virgin Galactic Customers Have Cancelled So Far

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

About 20 people have cancelled their tickets aboard Virgin Galactic in the wake of last week's fatal crash. While some of those scheduled to fly on...

Virgin Galactic Investigators Still Don't Know How Anyone Survived

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Tech

How did the co-pilot survive? That's the question that investigators scouring the wreckage of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShotTwo are now starting to as...

Virgin Galactic Staff Are Already Back At Work

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic's staff have started returning to work for the first time since the tragic crash of SpaceShipTwo which killed one pilot and left anoth...

Michael Rundle

Virgin Galactic Ticket Holder Defends The 'Dream Of Millions'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

One of first investors to buy a seat on Virgin Galactic has insisted she will still fly to space aboard Richard Branson's craft. Namira Salim, who ...

Branson Tells Snow: 'I Have No Respect For The Way You're Conducting This Interview'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech

Richard Branson clashed with Jon Snow on Monday after the veteran broadcaster posed a series of questions on the safety of the Virgin Galactic enterpr...

Why Branson Should Not Quit

Michael Rundle | Posted 05.11.2014 | UK Tech
Michael Rundle

In a few days time millions of us will crowd into cinemas and watch a millionaire Hollywood actor pretend to bravely explore the stars. But as Virgin Galactic has shown, space is not easy, and the journey there will not be without loss. Let's keep pushing for small victories, and make our way slowly - but surely - to the future.

Branson: 'My Family And I WILL Fly To Space'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin billionaire and would-be space pioneer Sir Richard Branson has insisted that he and his family will travel to space aboard his Virgin Galactic ...

Investigators Think They Know What Caused Virgin Galactic Crash

PA | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

The 'feathering' system on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo may have been deployed without command, prompting the fatal crash that tok place on Friday. ...

'We Did Not Ignore Safety Warnings'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic has angrily denied it ignored specific safety warnings prior to its fatal test flight on Friday. SpaceShipTwo co-pilot Michael Alsb...

Injured Virgin Galactic Pilot 'Alert And Talking'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.11.2014 | UK

The pilot injured in a Virgin Galactic test flight crash that killed his colleague is "alert and talking", his employer has said. Peter Siebold, th...

Branson Slams 'Irresponsible' Reports After Virgin Galactic Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK

Sir Richard Branson has said he will continue his Virgin Galactic space programme after the fatal Mojave Desert test flight crash, saying millions of ...

'We Will Persevere,' Says Branson After Virgin Galactic Tragedy

The Huffington Post UK/PA/AP | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK

Sir Richard Branson has said he will persevere with his space tourism venture following the death of a pilot killed when a rocket crashed during a tes...

'We Are Human And It Hurts'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic executives, officials and emergency responders have spoken of their sadness but defiance after a fatal Virgin Galactic space flight te...

Space Community Offers Condolences After SpaceShipTwo Crash

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Astronauts, officials and members of the private space community have offered their condolences to the families of two Virgin Galactic test pilots aft...

Branson Pays Tribute To Virgin Galactic Pilots

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin boss Richard Branson has paid tribute to the pilot who was killed aboard SpaceShipTwo in a disastrous test flight on Friday. Branson said he...

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo 'Crashes'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo has crashed after suffering an "in-flight anomaly" during a test flight on Friday over the Mojave Desert. Californian...

Take A Trip To Space In A Balloon, ONLY £45k

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Tech

A commercial spaceflight company has just completed trials to send customers to the edge of the atmosphere in a balloon. The company responsible, W...

Is Google About To Buy A Stake In Virgin Galactic?

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

Google is reportedly planning on taking a stake in Sir Richard Branson's private space travel business. Virgin Galactic is planning on sending tour...

WATCH: Virgin Galactic Makes Giant Leap In New Rocket Test

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

UPDATE: Virgin Galactic has now unveiled video of the launch. See above: Richard Branson's quest to put paying tourists into space took another lea...

Gaga's Out Of This World (Literally)

Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

While Lady Gaga may already appear not to be on this planet, she's set to go out of this world for real, if latest reports are to be believed. Acc...

Virgin Galactic Takes Aim At Successor To Concorde?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.12.2013 | UK Tech

Virgin Galactic has announced that it might use technology developed to fly tourists to space as the basis for a successor to Concorde. The possibi...

Branson Wants Hotels In SPACE

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK

Virgin could "eventually" be building hotels in space, according to Sir Richard Branson. The entrepreneur made his prediction as he revealed that ...

Asa Bennett

Profits? Originality? 10 'Essentials' You DON'T Need To Succeed

HuffingtonPost.com | Asa Bennett | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK

Entrepreneurs looking to start out can get deluged with business advice on how to succeed. Business mantras and tips frequently fly that viewers of...