By Reuters | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 03:00 PM IST
Earlier in June, Virgin Galactic had signed an agreement with NASA to develop a program to promote private missions to the International Space Station.
VSS Unity: Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic unveils space plane’s cabin, poised for commercial flights
By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal | Washington
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 02:58 PM IST
For $250,000 a ticket, passengers who have signed up for the suborbital flight aboard the air-launched plane VSS Unity will strap into six tailored, teal-coloured seats and peer out of the cabin’s 12 circular windows as they ascend some 97 km above Earth.
By Indo Asian News Service | London
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 05:43 PM IST
British airline Virgin Atlantic was still talking with the UK government about a bailout package to cope with the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic on travel, a company spokesperson has said.
By Associated Press | Israel
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 09:44 AM IST
British lawmakers blocked Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s attempt Tuesday to fast-track his Brexit bill through Parliament so that the U.K. can leave the bloc as scheduled on Oct. 31.
By Associated Press | London
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 07:55 AM IST
Virgin Galactic is merging with Social Capital Hedosophia, whose CEO, Chamath Palihapitiya, will become chairman of the combined entity. The value of the merger was put at $1.5 billion.
By Bloomberg | Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2018 06:19 PM IST
Denise Coates, 51, has a net worth of $4.5 billion thanks to her majority stake in closely held Bet365, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, and joined the ranks of the world’s 500 richest people for the first time Friday.
By Associated Press | Associated Press, Las Vegas
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2018 09:33 AM IST
The property with about 1,500 rooms and suites off the Las Vegas Strip and eventually become Virgin Hotels Las Vegas.