January 15, 2020

Enrico Palermo appointed as Virgin Galactic’s Chief Operating Officer

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (“VG” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated aerospace company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Enrico Palermo as Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. In this newly created role, Enrico will be responsible for helping maintain efficiency and peak performance across the enterprise as it develops as a… Read More

January 08, 2020

Second spaceship in Virgin Galactic’s fleet completes major build milestone

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (“VG” or “the Company”), the world’s first commercial spaceline, announced today that it has reached the “Weight on Wheels” milestone in the build of its second commercial spaceship.  In this milestone, all major structural elements of the vehicle were assembled, and the vehicle deployed its main landing gear and… Read More

December 02, 2019

Virgin Galactic places Main Oxidiser Tank into its next spaceship

Virgin Galactic has completed a major milestone in the build of the next spaceship in its fleet. The team has placed the Main Oxidiser Tank (MOT) into the fuselage – moving this vehicle a step closer to beginning its flight test program.                   You can watch the… Read More

October 08, 2019

Boeing To Invest In Human Spaceflight Pioneer Virgin Galactic

– Boeing and Virgin Galactic enter strategic partnership to transform commercial space travel and mobility – Latest investment by Boeing HorizonX Ventures organization Boeing will invest $20 million in Virgin Galactic, a vertically integrated human spaceflight company. The companies will work together to broaden commercial space access and transform global travel technologies. “Boeing’s strategic investment facilitates our… Read More

September 17, 2019

Virgin Galactic Announces Major Milestone in Manufacture of Next Spaceship

Virgin Galactic announced today that it has mated the fuselage and cabin of its next spaceship to the completed wing assembly. In addition, the two tail booms have been mated to the spaceship’s rear feather flap assembly. The completion of these two milestones brings assembly of the next SpaceShipTwo, planned to enter service after VSS Unity, a… Read More

July 09, 2019

Investment News – A message from Richard

Last December, after Virgin Galactic’s historic first spaceflight, I penned a letter to my grandchildren, trying to express the importance of that achievement to future generations. I wrote: “Virgin Galactic has shown that when you set off on challenging but important adventures, exceptional people come forward to join the journey. People who are consistently by… Read More

July 09, 2019

Virgin Galactic and Social Capital Hedosophia Announce Merger to Create the World’s First and Only Publicly Traded Commercial Human Spaceflight Company

Virgin Galactic’s customer backlog would singlehandedly double the total number of humans to have ever gone to space Virgin Galactic has developed a set of unique technologies designed to enable a safe and familiar flying experience for customers to go into space and become officially designated astronauts Virgin Galactic’s technologies have created the first vehicle… Read More

April 09, 2019

Three Virgin Galactic crew presented with Commercial Astronaut Wings at 35th National Space Symposium

Colorado, USA (9th April 2019): The three-person crew from Virgin Galactic’s second spaceflight have received Commercial Astronaut Wings from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Chief Pilot, Dave Mackay, Lead Pilot trainer, Mike ‘Sooch’ Masucci and Chief Astronaut Instructor, Beth Moses, were presented their wings at the 35th National Space Symposium, where it was also announced… Read More

February 22, 2019

Virgin Galactic Makes Space for Second Time in Ten Weeks with Three On Board, Reaching Higher Altitudes and Faster Speeds, as Flight Test Program Continues

Mojave, California, USA (13 Dec 2018): Today, Virgin Galactic conducted its fifth powered test flight and second space flight of its commercial SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity. Please find reporting materials below for news coverage and multimedia reporting. B-roll & Images: Getty Press FTP:    Please visit periodically throughout the day and week for updates and additional test flight content. News… Read More

February 19, 2019

SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, Prepares For Fifth Supersonic Powered Test Flight

Virgin Galactic’s historic, first spaceflight, was a wonderful way for our dedicated and talented teams to close 2018. But now, with the rocket motor from that flight on show at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and our first space pilots proudly wearing their FAA Commercial Astronaut Wings, we are getting ready to return… Read More