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Virgin Galactic Unveils New SpaceShipTwo After Accident

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After Tragic Setback, Spaceport America Goes to Plan B

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Spaceport America Launches Down-to-Earth Tourism

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo 2.0 Puts 'Weight on Wheels'

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Godspeed: Memorial Honors SpaceShipTwo Pilot Mike Alsbury

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Virgin Galactic's Fliers Reassess Plans After SpaceShipTwo's Crash

'Miracle' Survival: SpaceShipTwo Pilot Wasn't First to Defy the Odds

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The Next SpaceShipTwo Takes Shape in Virgin Galactic Hangar

Insurers Are Likely to Close Space Tourism Loophole

Expert Opinion: SpaceShipTwo Wings Flipped at 'Worst Possible' Time

Mike Alsbury's SpaceShipTwo Death Raises Question: Who's an Astronaut?

SpaceShipTwo Rocket Plane Debris Spread Over 35 Miles, NTSB Says

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Virgin Galactic CEO Sees New Spacecraft Ready Next Year

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Glides Through Test Run

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SpaceShipOne X Prize Milestone Marked With Tears ... and Cake!

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Virgin Galactic's WhiteKnightTwo Tours New Mexico Spaceport

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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Glides Through a Dry Run

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Virgin Galactic Picks First Hotel for New Mexico Spacefliers

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WhiteKnightTwo Returns to the Air: Is SpaceShipTwo Next?

Google and Virgin Galactic Keep Mum on Space Talks

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3-D Printing in Space? NASA Plans Experiments for SpaceShipTwo

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FAA OKs New Mexico Airspace for Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

New Mexico's Spaceport America Takes Shape in Middle of Nowhere

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New Mexico Builds on Space Tourism

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Winklevoss Twins Book SpaceShipTwo Trip With Bitcoin

Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, bitcoin investors and villains of "The Social Network," are going to space — and paying their fare in bitcoins.

Virgin Galactic Helps Build the New Space Age in the Mojave Desert

It's virtually certain that test pilots will be earning their astronaut wings in Mojave before NASA's astronauts are launched again from Florida.

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Mojave: Aerospace Hotspot at the Crossroads

The California desert town of Mojave has been called the Silicon Valley of private spaceflight, but the area is facing deep challenges as well.

Why Chinese Citizens Can't Buy Tickets for SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic confirms that it's turning away would-be spacefliers from China due to export control regulations that apply to SpaceShipTwo.

California Weighs Property Tax Break for Space Exploration Firms

California lawmakers are considering whether to exempt space companies from paying property tax on space-flight property.

Hello, Newton: Virgin Galactic Unveils Its 'Other' Rocket Engine

Virgin Galactic's Newton rocket engine development program may pave the way for supersonic flights between New York and London.

One Week After Blastoff, SpaceShipTwo Flies Free Again

A former NASA astronaut takes his first gliding ride on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, one week after the rocket plane's highest-ever test.

Success! SpaceShipTwo Celebrates the New Year with Test Flight

Virgin Galactic's rocket plane rose up from the Mojave for its first test flight of 2014, a step toward putting paying passengers in space.

SpaceShipTwo Pilot Gets a Kick From His First Rocket Ride

What's it like to fly SpaceShipTwo? Virgin Galactic's chief pilot describes the experience after his first turn at the controls.

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SpaceShipTwo Takes Amazing Selfies During Test Flight

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SpaceShipTwo Rockets Across Desert Skies During Test Flight

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane flies through the sky on its first test flight of 2014.

Watch a Full-Length Blast for SpaceShipTwo's Rocket Engine

In a 2013 highlight video reel, Virgin Galactic shows off a 56-second test firing of the rocket motor that could someday send passengers into space.