Tag: Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Appoints Sarah E. Kim as EVP, Chief Legal Officer

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPCE) (the “Company” or “Virgin Galactic”), an aerospace and space travel company, today announced that Sarah E. Kim will join the Company as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, e...

Space travel enquiries blast off for UK’s RocketBreaks after Virgin Galactic flight

RocketBreaks, the UK’s first and only space travel agency, has witnessed an ‘astronomical’ leap in enquiries on the back of Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic flight on Sunday. Within 24 hours of it landing back to earth, interest rocketed by 200 per cent, particularly from Asia accor...

Galactic Unite Black Leaders in Aerospace Scholarship and Training Program First Cohort Announced

Virgin Galactic today announced the first students to be awarded scholarships in the Galactic Unite Black Leaders in Aerospace Scholarship and Training (BLAST) program. BLAST is a scholarship, mentoring and fellowship program for college Sophomore through to Senior year Black scholars pursuing S...

Virgin Galactic Partners with Under Armour to Unveil the Spacesuits

Virgin Galactic today unveiled the spacesuits its pilots will wear as they fly private astronauts on life changing journeys to space. Designed in collaboration with the company’s Technical Spacewear Partner, Under Armour, the Virgin Galactic Pilot Corps will wear the spacesuit and footwear on ...

SwRI planetary scientist to fly with NASA-funded research aboard commercial space flight

A Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) planetary scientist has been chosen to be among the first group to conduct NASA-funded science experiments while flying aboard a commercial spacecraft, the space agency announced today. Alan Stern, the planetary scientist who led NASAÕs New Horizons mission...

Virgin Galactic Welcomes SpaceShipTwo Unity to Spaceport America

February 13, 2020; Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc., a vertically integrated aerospace company, has successfully completed another vital step on its path to commercial service, relocating SpaceShipTwo, VSS Unity, to its commercial headquarters at Spaceport America’s Gateway to Space building. ...

Enrico Palermo appointed Virgin Galactic’s Chief Operating Officer

Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (“VG” or “the Company”), a vertically integrated aerospace company, has announced 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 ...

Virgin Galactic Completes Merger with Social Capital Hedosophia

Virgin Galactic ("VG"), a vertically integrated aerospace company, and Social Capital Hedosophia ("SCH"), a public investment vehicle, today announced the completion of their previously announced business combination. The resulting company is named Virgin Galactic Holdings, Inc. (“VGH”) and its...

Virgin Galactic crew and customers to receive space pins from the Association of Space Explorers

Crew and customers who fly to space on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, will be awarded space pins by the Association of Space Explorers (ASE). The first pin was presented to Virgin Galactic Chief Astronaut Instructor, Beth Moses, at the International Astronautical Conference in Washington DC....

Boeing Invests in Human Spaceflight Pioneer Virgin Galactic

Boeing [NYSE: BA] is investing $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 effort to drive the comm...

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