Virgin Galactic

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Richard Branson sells third stake in Virgin Galactic to prop up other firms
Shares in space tourism firm worth $300m will support Virgin Atlantic and other businesses hit by Covid-19

Rupert Neate Wealth correspondent

13, Aug, 2021 @3:51 PM

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Virgin Galactic to sell space flight tickets starting at $450,000 a seat
The company said it will have three consumer offerings: a single seat, a multi-seat package and a full-flight buy out

Guardian staff and agencies

05, Aug, 2021 @11:00 PM

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Bezos blasted for traveling to space while Amazon workers toil on planet Earth
Space-obsessed billionaires come under fire with the Amazon founder declaring the critics ‘largely right’

Adam Gabbatt

20, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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How the billionaire space race could be one giant leap for pollution
One rocket launch produces up to 300 tons of carbon dioxide into the upper atmosphere where it can remain for years

Katharine Gammon

19, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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If sending yourself into space is the ultimate publicity stunt, what next for Richard Branson? | Catherine Bennett
Britain’s own rocket man has arrived to challenge Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk. Hurrah!

Catherine Bennett

18, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Why is Lord Rothermere taking Daily Mail and General Trust private?
Stars are aligned as non-media assets car dealer Cazoo and insurance business RMS promise cash injection

Nils Pratley

12, Jul, 2021 @6:56 PM

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To obscurity and beyond: did Richard Branson really make it into space?
After his rocket plane reached 53 miles above Earth on Sunday, the founder of Virgin Galactic is now officially an astronaut. But not everyone’s convinced

12, Jul, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Virgin Galactic shares fall after $500m stock sale announcement
Fundraising decision comes only a day after Richard Branson took a flight to the edge of space

Joanna Partridge and Graeme Wearden

12, Jul, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Richard Branson flies to edge of space in Virgin Galactic passenger rocket plane
Spaceplane went into sub-orbital flight days ahead of a rival launch by Jeff Bezos

Sarah Betancourt

11, Jul, 2021 @4:34 PM

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Virgin Galactic to launch space plane with Richard Branson onboard
The billionaire, along with two pilots and three other passengers, will reach 55 miles above Earth for about an hour

Sarah Betancourt and agencies

11, Jul, 2021 @2:47 PM

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Richard Branson’s quest: to boldly go where no billionaire has gone before
Successful flight on Virgin Galactic craft would mark the next phase of space tourism race with Jeff Bezos

Jasper Jolly and Gwyn Topham

10, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Richard Branson aims to beat Jeff Bezos into space by nine days
Virgin Galactic founder has announced he will take off on board the next test flight on 11 July

Mark Sweney and agencies

02, Jul, 2021 @12:07 PM

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