Virgin Galactic Current Affairs, GK & News

US approves Blue Origin for Human Space Travel

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved “Blue Origin license” in order to carry humans on New Shepard launch system into space. Key Points Former Amazon.com Chief Executive, Jeff Bezos, is to fly to space on July 20 through Blue Origin’s maiden crewed voyage. Blue Origin is authorized to carry humans while FAA license is valid ..

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Virgin Galactic Space Flight soars into space

British billionaire, Richard Branson, soared for 50 miles above New Mexico desert on his Virgin Galactic rocket plane. He also made safe return in vehicle’s first fully crewed test flight to space. Highlights This Virgin Galactic Space Flight is a symbolic milestone for venture started by Richard Branson 17 years ago. Branson was one of ..

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Virgin Galactic: SpaceShip Unity Test Flight fails

Recently, the test flight of the SpaceShip Two Unity was aborted by the Virgin Galactic. This was because the Virgin Galactic Space Ship Two Unity spacecraft that was released from the mother ship lost connection. This was detected by the computers as the fail-safe scenario and the rocket did not continue. It was a crewed ..

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