[DALLAS] Boeing Co agreed to invest US$20 million for a minority stake in Virgin Galactic, a startup that is preparing to fly its customers into space next year.

EVEN before Virgin Galactic starts bringing human beings closer to the cosmos, Richard Branson's space tourism company has set its sights on another new frontier: the New York Stock Exchange.

[BENGALURU] British billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic plans a stock market listing by the end of the year, becoming the first space tourism firm to tap public markets for funding.

[MOJAVE, CALIFORNIA] A Virgin Galactic rocket plane on Friday soared to the edge of space with a test passenger for the first time, nudging British billionaire Richard Branson's company closer to...

[WASHINGTON] British billionaire Richard Branson plans to travel to space within the next four or five months aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship, he told AFP Thursday.

[WASHINGTON] Blue Origin, the rocket company headed by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is poised to launch the 10th test flight of its unmanned New Shepard rocket on Wednesday as it competes with...