SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series — FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft during investigation of Branson flight issues

The Federal Aviation Administration grounded Virgin Galactic on Thursday, as the federal regulator investigates the company’s previous spaceflight that carried founder Richard Branson. “Virgin Galactic may not return the SpaceShipTwo vehicle to flight until the FAA approves the final mishap


SVE NEWS & CNBC Sharing Series — Virgin Galactic falls after it gets set to sell $500 million in stock following Branson’s successful flight

Shares of Virgin Galactic slipped on Monday after the company filed to sell up to $500 million in common stock. This follows the commercial spaceflight company’s successful test flight with founder Sir Richard Branson. Shares of Virgin Galactic, which trades under the


SVE NEWS & Space Sharing Series — Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Unity 22 launch with Richard Branson: Here’s when to watch and what to know.

A launch webcast hosted by Stephen Colbert begins at 9 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT). On July 11, Virgin Galactic will make a giant leap toward commercial suborbital spaceflight. The company will launch its first fully crewed flight of its SpaceShipTwo space plane Unity with