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ScienceSep 3, 2021, 3:58 PM IST
Huge setback for Virgin Galactic as US grounds its flights over pending mishap probe
Virgin Galactic may not fly the SpaceShipTwo vehicle again until the FAA accepts the final accident investigation report or decides that the concerns linked to the disaster do not endanger public safety.
TechnologyAug 6, 2021, 12:59 PM IST
Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic to sell tickets to space starting at $450,000
This announcement came weeks after billionaire founder Richard Branson's trip to the edge of space. Branson had soared above 50 miles above New Mexico desert on July 11 and safely returned in the vehicle's first fully crewed test flight to space.
Top StoriesJul 12, 2021, 7:21 PM IST
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson's Indian connection
Billionaire businessman and founder of the Virgin Group, Richard Branson, who embarked on his journey to space onboard his space flight Virgin Galactic on Sunday (July 11), has a surprising Indian connection – an ancestor from Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore.
TechnologyJul 11, 2021, 9:18 PM IST
'License to thrill': Billionaire Richard Branson reaches space in Virgin Galactic's Unity spaceship
After achieving the space feat, Richard Branson said, "Congratulations to everyone for creating such a beautiful, beautiful day."
TechnologyJul 11, 2021, 9:50 AM IST
Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson to launch himself into space today; power the next space age
A twin-fuselage carrier aircraft, VMS Eve, will take off with VSS Unity and release it at the height of roughly 50,000 feet (15,000m). VSS Unity pilots Dave Mackay and Michael Masucci will then ignite its rocket engines, muscling the spacecraft to Mach 3 above the 50 miles (80km) altitude, which is considered the boundary of space.
TechnologyJul 3, 2021, 11:35 PM IST
Meet Astronaut 004 Sirisha Bandla, the India-born woman who is going to space
The 34-year-old aeronautical engineer, who was born in Andhra Pradesh's Guntur and grew up in Houston, Texas, will be the second Indian-born woman to go into space after Kalpana Chawla and the fourth Indian to fly into space.
Feb 13, 2017, 6:54 AM IST
Richard Branson tips: Here’s how you can find the right hire for your company
CEO and founder of Virgin Airlines, Richard Branson shares some valuable tips on hiring the right employee.