Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two breaks speed of sound

The Virgin Galactic commercial spaceline has successfully completed its first rocket-powered flight of SpaceShipTwo (SS2).

Research institute buys six tickets to space

Who knew the perks of being a research scientist could be so good? But the Southwest Research Insitute has handed over $1.6 million to Virgin Galactic to fly some of its staff into space.

Private spacecraft makes first crewed flight

Richard Branson's private commercial spaceship has made its first crewed flight.