Virgin Galactic: “Demand for our sub-orbital flights above forecast despite higher price”

Virgin Galactic shares gained 5% on the later trading session in reaction to the publication of quarterly results and further expansion plans for the company. The main catalyst for growth was the statement by CEO Michael Colglazier, who said he saw a strong demand for space tourism. Virgin Galactic is selling seats faster than expected, … Read more

SpaceX: Four tourists fly into space – without professional astronauts

business “Many will follow” SpaceX flies four tourists into space for three days – without professional escort Published on 09/16/2021 | Reading time: 3 minutes For the first time, four tourists launched fully automatically into space The US space company SpaceX of Tesla founder Elon Musk has sent its first space tourists into space. With … Read more

Space Stocks To Watch As SpaceX And Blue Origin See New Milestones — Trefis

Our theme of Space Stocks has underperformed this year, declining 7% year-to-date, compared to a return of almost 18% on the S&P 500. However, there have been a couple of notable developments in the space sector in recent weeks. Elon Musk backed SpaceX saw its valuation soar to over $100 billion last week as the … Read more

UK Should Invest More Heavily in The Space Exploration Industry: Virgin Galactic President

RJ Pierce, Tech Times 10 October 2021, 05:10 am The UK should invest more heavily in space exploration, especially after Brexit, according to Virgin Galactic president Will Whitehorn. (Photo : Hugh R Hastings/Getty Images)NEWQUAY, ENGLAND – AUGUST 10: The Virgin Orbit Launcher One rocket in its hanger at Newquay Airport on August 10, 2021 in … Read more

Tourists Will Be Able To Visit Space In A Balloon For A Surprising Price

Alamy For the eco-friendly space tourists out there, you can touch the stars in a balloon – and you won’t need to enter Squid Game to pay back the debt. Once upon a time, when the US launched its early Apollo missions and Russia was blasting its own cosmonauts into orbit, the world was obsessed … Read more

SpaceX Launches First-Ever Passenger Flight Around The World

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX’s first private flight blasted off Wednesday night with two contest winners, a health care worker and their rich sponsor, the most ambitious leap yet in space tourism. It was the first time a rocket streaked toward orbit with an all-amateur crew — no professional astronauts. The Dragon capsule’s two … Read more

SpaceX shoots four space tourists alone into space – it’s a daring experiment

Düsseldorf On Sunday morning, the rocket and space capsule rolled onto launch site 39A in Cape Canaveral. A little later they were erected, 78 meters high, and anchored. The static fire test then took place on Monday morning: All nine Merlin engines were successfully ignited for a few seconds. The weather also played along. On … Read more

SpaceX: Musk dupes Bezos and Branson – and already makes money in space

business SpaceX-Mission „Inspiration 4“ Musk duped Bezos and Branson – and is already making money in space Stand: 4:38 p.m. | Reading time: 4 minutes The Dragon capsule from SpaceX Quelle: picture alliance / ZUMAPRESS.com Tesla founder and aerospace entrepreneur Elon Musk collects $ 200 million for a space flight. Higher than the ISS, longer … Read more

Buy Virgin Galactic Stock Because 250,000 People Want to Go to Space

The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo space plane Unity returns to earth after the mothership separated, at Spaceport America (Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images) AFP via Getty Images Text size Stock in space tourism pioneer Virgin Galactic is on the move Tuesday after it found a new bull on Wall Street—one that believes hundreds … Read more

Virgin Orbit to Go Public via SPAC

Founder Richard Branson spun off Virgin Orbit from Virgin Galactic in 2017. Long Beach-based aerospace company Virgin Orbit plans to go public in a merger with Boca Raton, Fla.-based NextGen Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company.The deal is valued at $3.2 billion. The company will be named Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc. and will … Read more