Tag: virgin galactic

Experiencing Eclipse 2017

Last weekend Stuart and I headed to the USA with the kids in tow to experience our first ever solar eclipse as part of Virgin Galactic’s Camp Eclipse gathering.  A huge amount of planning by the team had gone into the event, firstly working with eclipse experts on identifying the best possible location and then […]

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 […]