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Virgin Galactic reveals the interiors of its SpaceShipTwo Cabin that will take tourists to space
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Virgin Galactic reveals the interiors of its SpaceShipTwo Cabin that will take tourists to space

The passengers clad in space suits designed by the Under Armour company will be able to leave their seats and float about the cabin.

SpaceShipTwo: Virgin Galactic's second passenger spacecraft completes major build milestone
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SpaceShipTwo: Virgin Galactic's second passenger spacecraft completes major build milestone

While they are yet to set a date to start commercial operations, Virgin Galactic has said it anticipates doing so in 2020.

Virgin Galactic to test fire SpaceShipTwo's rocket called VSS Unity today from California
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Virgin Galactic to test fire SpaceShipTwo's rocket called VSS Unity today from California

SpaceShipTwo is an air-launched suborbital spaceplane type designed for space tourism.

Virgin Galactic granted Space Tourism Rocket operating License
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Virgin Galactic granted Space Tourism Rocket operating License

Richard Branson’s space company, Virgin Galactic, has been granted an operating licence to fly its passenger rocket ship with the world's first paying space tourists aboard once final safety tests are completed, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday.

Things to know about the space tourism industry
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Things to know about the space tourism industry

Space tourism projects leaped off the drawing board when a $10 million prize was offered as an incentive for private development of manned rockets, but it took years to make a winner. Many more years have passed since, but the only space tourists have been a few wealthy people who paid millions of dollars for trips aboard Russian rockets to the International Space Station.

Despite SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic to resume tests in 2015
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Despite SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic to resume tests in 2015

Despite the SpaceShipTwo crash, Virgin Galactic will resume tests on its spaceships by 2015.

Was a lowly lever behind the Virgin Galactic spaceship crash?
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Was a lowly lever behind the Virgin Galactic spaceship crash?

A prematurely deployed slowing device could "well be" behind the Virgin Galactic spaceship crash, Virgin's boss Richard Branson said

Many questions still unanswered in Virgin Galactic's spaceship crash
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Many questions still unanswered in Virgin Galactic's spaceship crash

A team from the National Transportation Safety Board kept working Monday at the Mojave Desert crash site where Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo fell to the ground.

Doomed Virgin Galactic spaceship may have broken apart in flight
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Doomed Virgin Galactic spaceship may have broken apart in flight

The head of the federal agency examining last week's fatal crash of a Virgin Galactic passenger spaceship during a test flight in California's Mojave Desert said on Sunday the vehicle appears to have broken apart in flight.

Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceship crashes, one pilot killed
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Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceship crashes, one pilot killed

Virgin Galactic's first commercial spacecraft crashed today during a test flight over California, scattering debris over the desert and leaving the fate of two pilots unknown, the company said.

First space tourism flight to take off next year
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First space tourism flight to take off next year

Space travel is getting closer and closer, with Virgin Galactic chairman Richard Branson announcing that the company's first space tourism flight will launch from its New Mexico spaceport next year.

First space tourism flight to take off next year
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First space tourism flight to take off next year

Space travel is getting closer and closer, with Virgin Galactic chairman Richard Branson announcing that the company's first space tourism flight will launch from its New Mexico spaceport next year.