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Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic is a spaceflight company within the Virgin Group. It is developing commercial spacecraft and aims to provide suborbital spaceflights to space tourists and suborbital launches for space science missions. Virgin Galactic plans to provide orbital human spaceflights as well. SpaceShipTwo, Virgin Galactic's suborbital spacecraft, is air launched from beneath a carrier airplane known as White Knight Two.

Origin: Ownership: Co-founders: Key people:

USA

Private

Richard Branson
Rutan Burt

Richard Branson
Rutan Burt
Will Whitehorn

Virgin Galactic services

ASTRONAUT TRAINING COURSE

MANNED SPACE FLIGHTS

DELIVERY OF SMALL CARGO TO ORBIT

VEHICLE LAUNCH VISIT

SPACE COMPANY VISIT

Suborbital flights