Virgin Buries Time Capsule In Most Awkward Ceremony Ever

Virgin broke ground on a new hotel in New York on Friday and, as a courtesy to future generations, they buried a time capsule. That’s the capsule on the far left, and Richard Branson kissing the shoe of Melissa Hill from the U.S. Department of Commerce on the right. Why is Sir Richard Branson kissing a Commerce… »9/28/15 8:15pm9/28/15 8:15pm

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Has Crashed, One Pilot Confirmed Dead

Virgin Galactic is reporting that there has been an "in-flight anomaly" aboard SpaceShipTwo. The suborbital flight took off at 9:19am PDT from the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. Update: Virgin Galactic has confirmed that SpaceshipTwo has crashed and the California Highway Patrol has confirmed that there is »10/31/14 2:18pm10/31/14 2:18pm

Virgin Galactic Doesn't Have FAA Permission to Fly You to Space

If you're one of the 700 or so people who bought tickets to fly to outer space on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic rockets, don't pack your space bags just yet: Smithsonian notes that the company doesn't have the Federal Aviation Administration permit required to take passengers to space. Hope you folks got… »1/22/14 1:00pm1/22/14 1:00pm

Richard Branson Would Love to Merge Virgin With Apple

Speaking to TechRadar about Steve Jobs, Sir Richard Branson commented that "everything he does is real class and if he wants to rename his company Virgin Apple I'd be happy to merge!" Could we see Virgin Apple Galactic taking off in the future? Doubtful, but I bet it'd look a whole heap like 2001: A Space Odyssey. [… »3/10/11 11:04am3/10/11 11:04am