| Mar 22, 2010
| 1:45 PM
MOJAVE, Calif. -- Virgin Galactic's new space tourism rocket, SpaceShipTwo, took its first captive-carry test flight Monday morning over the Mojave desert in Southern California.
The early morning flight lasted for nearly three hours and reached n...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 10:08 AM
MOJAVE, Calif. (KTLA) -- Space tourism is one step closer to reality. Virgin Galactic's space tourism rocket SpaceShipTwo achieved its first solo glide flight Sunday.
SpaceShipTwo was carried to 45,000 feet over the Mojave Desert and released. It flew...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 9:45 PM
5 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Greg Jarrett
5:09 a.m. The Hometown Voice tour continues as Greg Jarrett broadcasts live from The Original Pancake House in Orland Park!
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| Jul 29, 2008
A souped-up aircraft that would help boost well-heeled thrill seekers into the outer atmosphere was unveiled Monday, lifting the prospects for travelers to one day fly in a commercial spaceliner.
After keeping the project shrouded in secrecy for more...
| Jan 23, 2008
| 11:30 AM
Entrepreneur Richard Branson today unveiled a model of the spaceship he hopes will be the first to take paying passengers into space on a regular basis next year.
Branson, whose Virgin Galactic is one of several commercial enterprises vying...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 10:32 AM
The wraps are coming off a privately financed spacecraft designed to fly passengers into space.
Virgin Galactic plans to roll out SpaceShipTwo on Monday in what a company spokeswoman says will be a "theatrical" unveiling in the Mojave Desert. It will...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 1:00 PM
LOS ANGELES - A spacecraft designed to rocket wealthy tourists into space as early as 2011 was unveiled Monday in what backers of the venture hope will signal a new era in aviation history.
The long-awaited glimpse of SpaceShipTwo marks the first...
| Dec 8, 2009
On a wind-tossed desert night, the dream of space pioneers Richard Branson and Burt Rutan to bring space flight to everyone -- at least everyone who can afford it -- drew closer to reality when the pair unveiled the world's first commercial passenger...