Tag: virgin galactic

One step closer to space

I could not have been any more excited to wake up this morning to the news that Virgin Galactic had successfully completed the first free flight of VSS Unity. This is an important milestone on the journey towards consumer space travel, and must have been such a wonderful moment for the teams at both Virgin […]

Mind blown in Mojave

Next stop on our Virgin Galactic itinerary was a visit to the Mojave Desert in California, where both Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company’s build and testing operations are located. After driving out from LA we met up with the VG team (who were feeling like family by this stage) and some of the future astronauts […]

The Land of Enchantment

I’ve never been to New Mexico, but as we drove across the Texas state border after landing in El Paso, we were greeted by signs saying ‘Welcome to the Land of Enchantment’. I was already expecting to be pretty enchanted with this trip as we were there for the purpose of visiting Spaceport with Virgin […]