Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two flights landed by the US during the Mishap Probe spaceflight in July

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday banned Virgin Galactic from flying its SpaceShipTwo until the agency approves its final accident investigation report for its July flight or determines that the problems do not affect public safety . The FAA confirmed on Wednesday that it was investigating a descent descent from the flight of … Read more

Elon Musk takes a look at Jeff Bezos on Twitter, claims Blue Origin founder is investing in ‘shady lobbyists’

The battle for domination of space by private companies is not new. The latest competition saw Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos in the race to make commercial space tourism a reality. Now SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has robbed Bezos’ Blue Origin by hiring a high-profile strategic consulting firm after losing a $2.9 billion NASA lunar … Read more

Virgin Galactic’s July 11 space flight diversion being investigated by the US Federal Aviation Administration

The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Wednesday it was investigating a descent in the descent flight of the Virgin Galactic rocket that transported British billionaire Richard Branson to the edge of space on July 11th. The New Yorker magazine previously reported that the regulator was investigating an off course descent. An FAA … Read more