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).

Virgin Galactic gets FAA permit for rocket-powered flights

Passenger spaceflight is a step closer to reality, following FAA approval for a powered test flight from Virgin Galactic later this year.

Playboy wants to make it in space

Forget about that stack of Playboy magazines you have lying around, because those are so very last century.

McAfee Goes deep with Richard Branson on Steve Jobs at Focus in Las Vegas

McAfee held its annual Focus event in Las Vegas this week.

SpaceShipTwo demonstrates 'feathered' reentry

The world’s first commercial spaceship, Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, has completed an important test of its reentry ability.

New Mexico celebrates first spaceport runway

It's a major milestone today for the future of commercial space travel as the first runway at the world's first spaceport has been completed.

Virgin spaceship makes first free flight

Sir Richard Branson's VSS Enterprise spaceship made its first manned free flight yesterday, gliding from 45,000 feet to a textbook landing at Mojave Air and Spaceport.

Private spacecraft makes first crewed flight

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

Virgin Galactic takes flight

"Now boarding Virgin Galactic flight 1 with nonstop service to outer space"