How well do you know business jets? [Quiz]

From Lockheed's JetStar to Boom Supersonic's Overture, how well do you know the history and various models of business jets?...


Virgin Galactic to test crewed flights, Branson to fly in 2021

Virgin Galactic comes one step closer to ‘space tourism’. The company plans to perform first crewed test flights of VSS Unity from October 22, 2020, document by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) says....


Supersonic jet, a smokescreen for Virgin Galactic losses?

A lot of news lately came from Richard Branson’s space-conquering venture Virgin Galactic, including the new spaceship cabin, new supersonic aircraft, and even the announcement of the first spaceflight of the founder himself. The company normally comes to public attention once every few months. Such an amount of publicity is rather unusual. Could it be that there is a reason behind that?...


Virgin Galactic reveals plans for supersonic aircraft

Virgin Galactic announced that they would be collaborating with Rolls-Royce in designing and building Mach 3, a supersonic commercial aircraft....


Virgin Galactic reveals their $250K a seat spaceship cabin

Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic revealed the interior design of their SpaceshipTwo, a space plane designed to provide astronaut-like experience for everyone willing to pay $250,000....


Famous aerospace entrepreneurs: Richard Branson

When at age 15 Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, future co-founder of the transnational corporation Virgin Group,launched a school magazine, as part of his protest against the war in Vietnam, a school headmaster gave him two options: leave school or wrap up the magazine. Branson chose to leave and the headmaster noted then that in the future he would either go to prison or become a millionaire. As it turned out, he was not mistaken....


Bright dawn of commercial space industry

Space is infinite and endless. Over the years, scientists and space-technology geeks have been trying to make the way to space more open for not only astronauts.   ...


Virgin Galactic offers space flight pre-booking for $1,000

Get your priority ticket to space! Virgin Galactic opened a pre-booking program, called One Small Step, for people eager to reserve the first seats of the upcoming spaceflights....


Boeing to buy Virgin Galactic stake for $20M

One of the two largest commercial passenger aircraft builders, Boeing, is taking a step to conquer commercial passenger space flights as well. On October 8, 2019, the company announced its planned $20 million investment into Virgin Galactic, to this day the only company which has put humans into space in a vehicle built for commercial service, according to Boeing....


Virgin Galactic moves to Spaceport America

Virgin Galactic has began moving to a spaceport, thus marking the start of “the final countdown” to  a regular commercial spaceflight service and science research from the U.S....