Virgin Orbit Is Planning to Launch Into Space Despite Declaring Bankruptcy
The company is in talks with potential buyers, and is planning to launch a rocket later this year.
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Virgin Orbit, Richard Branson’s Rocket Company, Is Shutting Down
The organization will lay off about 85 percent of its staff.
Sky Yachting Is Coming: How Luxury Airships Are Bringing the Pleasures of Cruising to the Skies
The bygone-era craft is taking to the skies again with a luxurious overhaul of key features.
The First Low-Orbit Space Station Is Coming, and This Hypersonic Aircraft Will Shuttle You There
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos plans to open the Orbital Reef commercial space station by the end of the decade, with shuttles available to the tourist hotel via the hypersonic Dream Chaser.
Why This Entrepreneur Trained Like an Olympian to Go on a Blue Origin Space Flight
Jim Kitchen spent 10 months boxing, lifting weights and running to get ready for the trip of a lifetime.
Virgin Galactic Is Building a New High-Tech Astronaut School in New Mexico
The campus will be used to train astronauts and civilians ahead of their spaceflight.
‘Dyslexia Is My Superpower’: How Learning Differently Helped Richard Branson Become a Rule-Breaking Billionaire
Branson felt a failure at school, dropping out at 15. Now the Virgin founder is convinced that his dyslexia was the reason he took risks—despite not knowing the difference between net and gross until he was 15.
Meet the ‘Dream Chaser,’ the Supersonic Space Craft Taking on Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic
The radical spaceplane will use New Mexico’s Spaceport America as part of a global network for takeoff and landing with “high-value” payloads.
The Best in Aviation, From Dassault’s Ultra-Long-Range Jet to a Flying ‘AirCar’
More than ever, aircraft companies like Gulfstream and Wheels Up are factoring tech and sustainability into new offerings.