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Virgin Galactic Delays Commercial SpaceShipTwo Spaceflights Until 2021

Virgin Galactic passengers will have to wait until at least 2021 for the first flight opportunities. Before passengers climb aboard the suborbital space plane SpaceShipTwo, the space tourism firm will send at least two powered test spaceflights aloft from New Mexico’s Spaceport America, where the company moved earlier this year. Virgin performed two glide tests at the
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Virgin Galactic Hints at More Delays for Start of SpaceShipTwo Commercial Flights

Virgin Galactic executives suggested Feb. 25 that the beginning of commercial flights of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle might slip again, even as the company starts planning to resume ticket sales. The company, which became publicly traded in October after closing a merger with special-purpose acquisition company Social Capital Hedosophia, released its fourth-quarter and full-year 2019 financials
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