Born in Guntur and brought up in Texas, Bandla is the third Indian-origin woman to head to space after Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams
12 Jul 2021 2:17 PM
Named Al-Amal or ‘Hope’, the probe is the first-ever Arab space mission now set to be launched on coming Friday
16 Jul 2020 8:48 AM
Virgin Galactic moves to new a base, re-locating pilots and engineers, entering the 'home stretch' toward commercial space flights.
11 May 2019 1:17 PM
Branson has said he hopes to be the first passenger on a commercial flight in 2019.
13 Apr 2019 9:55 AM
During The 90-minute flight passengers will be able to experience a few minutes of weightlessness and see the Earth’s curvature.
10 Apr 2019 9:23 AM
The spacecraft spent a few minutes in microgravity, proving the safety, comfort and feasibility of the spaceflight for passengers.
27 Feb 2019 11:05 AM
The reusable SpaceShipTwo craft previously flew to an altitude of more than 51 miles in December 2018.
24 Feb 2019 10:48 AM
The liftoff is scheduled for 8:50 am Central time (1450 GMT) from a Texas launchpad.
23 Jan 2019 10:17 AM
The successful test flight presages a new era of civilian space travel that could kick off as soon as next year.
14 Dec 2018 12:06 PM
The plan is to build a new passenger spaceplane and launch it from a future Grottaglie Spaceport in Italy.
08 Jul 2018 3:51 PM
VSS Unity fired its rocket motor for 31 seconds and climbed to an altitude of 114,500 feet.
30 May 2018 8:07 AM
The spaceship climbed steeply and went supersonic — Mach 1.87 — during the 30-second rocket burn.
06 Apr 2018 8:56 AM