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The future of manned spaceflight is coming into focus. Whether it's through NASA's Orion program, its partnerships with private companies or in the form of the quick, space-immersion experiences that Virgin Galatic’s SpaceshipTwo spaceships are soon to offer.
 
Billionaire Richard Branson recently placed a full-scale replica of his spaceship on the deck of the Intrepid Air and Space Museum in New York City. You can see it for yourself in the gallery above and Vine video below.
 
Despite the company working on private spaceflight for almost a...

--- Bloomberg's Emily Chang discusses Richard Branson's ambitions in space with Virgin Galactic. She speaks with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." 

To view the interview on the original site CLICK HERE.

  • SpaceShipTwo

Space tourism company Virgin Galactic sent its SpaceShipTwo reusable space vehicle to new heights on Friday, blasting the craft nearly 13.5 miles into the air and reaching a speed of Mach 1.4.

The craft left Mojave Air and Space Port at approximately 7:22 a.m...

  • Spaceport America Company Locations

The entrepreneurs of new technologies like to flock together. Those behind “New Space” are no different. And the place they are clustering is the middle of a desert

IT BEGAN with a boom. In 1947 Chuck Yeager, a pilot in the newly formed...

  • Virgin Galactic Celebration

The space-travel industry is more competitive than ever — and just as in all industries, there will be winners and losers

You could be forgiven for thinking that everyone but you is going into space. You could also be forgiven for thinking...

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