Virgin Galactic recognizes that the answers to many of the challenges we face in sustaining life on our beautiful planet, lie in making better use of space. History and operations Formation and early activities. Virgin Galactic was founded in 2004 by British entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson, who had previously founded Virgin Atlantic airline and the Virgin Group, and who had a long personal history of balloon and surface record-breaking activities. As part of Branson's promotion of the firm, he has added a variation of the Virgin Galactic livery Headquarters: Mojave, California.
Jul 09, 2019 · Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic prepares to go public This article is more than 1 month old. Deal will help fund venture until its spaceships can operate commercially and make profit.Author: Gwyn Topham, Julia Kollewe. Jul 09, 2019 · Richard Branson is bringing Virgin Galactic to the stock market. Richard Branson is bringing Virgin Galactic to the stock market.
Jul 09, 2019 · Mr. Branson had previously been in negotiations to raise up to $1 billion from Saudi Arabia for Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit. But he suspended the talks after the killing and dismemberment of Author: Michael J. de la Merced. Jul 09, 2019 · Virgin Galactic is set to be the first publicly-listed company with plans to send tourists to space. Social Capital Hedosophia will merge with Virgin Galactic, owning a 49% stake in the firm Author: Ryan Browne.
Virgin Galactic is a company that aims to offer suborbital flights into space to paying customers in the next few years. It is run by Richard Branson, a British aerospace and music entrepreneur.Author: Elizabeth Howell. Jul 11, 2012 · Virgin chief Richard Branson has put a time frame on his plan to launch tourists into space, claiming he and his family will blaze a trail for hundreds of fare-paying passengers by blasting off in Author: Barry Neild, CNN.
Virgin Galactic (wholly owned by Virgin Group) plans to make flights available to the public with tickets priced at US$200,000 using the Scaled Composites White Knight Two. The spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, is manufactured by The Spaceship Company, which was founded by Branson and Rutan and is now solely owned by Virgin Galactic.Net worth: US$ 5.1 billion (April 2018). Jul 09, 2019 · Billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic will become the world’s first publicly traded space-tourism venture by merging with an investment firm listed in New York. Social Capital Author: Christopher Jasper, Angus Whitley.