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Branson’s Virgin Galactic trails Bezos’ Blue Origin in space tourism, while Musk’s SpaceX is in a league of its own

Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk Getty Images Paul Hennessy SOPA Images| Reuters; Joe Raedle | Getty Images; Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | Getty Images Private space tourism has seen a boom in 2021, and this week was especially important for ventures that were founded by. Jeff BezosAnd Sir Richard Branson Blue Origin was […]

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5 things to know before the stock market opens Friday, Oct. 15

These are the top news, trends, and analyses that traders need in order to get started with trading. 1. Wall Street poised for another winning week, thanks to solid earnings Traders are seen working on the New York Stock Exchange’s (NYSE) floor, October 12, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters 2. On the heels of the […]

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Virgin Galactic delays commercial spaceflights to fourth quarter 2022

Spaceport America in New Mexico launches VMS Eve, a cargo aircraft carrying VSS Unity. Virgin Galactic Virgin GalacticThe company is putting off the start of commercial space tourism services until the fourth quarter of 2022. On Thursday, the company announced a restructuring of its test and development flight schedules. This month, the space tourism company […]

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FAA clears Virgin Galactic for flight after ‘mishap’ investigation

Carrier aircraft VMS Eve takes off from Spaceport America in New Mexico, carrying spacecraft VSS Unity on July 11, 2021. Virgin Galactic The Federal Aviation Administration cleared Virgin Galactic to return to flight on Wednesday after completing a mishap investigation into the spaceflight that carried Sir Richard Branson. The regulator had grounded the space tourism […]

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‘You cannot sue your way to the moon’

Jeff Bezos, left, and Elon Musk Getty Images; Reuters Elon Musk repeated prior criticisms of fellow billionaire space mogul Jeff Bezos, as their respective companies continue to battle in federal court and in front of regulators. “I think I’ve expressed my thoughts on that front – I think he should put more of his energy […]