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Virgin Galactic spacesuit has secret options (there is a barf bag!)

Virgin Galactic spacesuit has secret options (there is a barf bag!)

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Virgin Galactic and Under Armour create the first spacesuit for private citizens, as we enter the commercial space age. Sarah Tew/CNET The world's first spacesuit for private astronauts isn't like NASA spacesuits. Created by Under Armour for Virgin Galactic customers who want to dip into space as tourists, the garments are designed to keep riders…
Virgin Stellar spacesuit’s concealed functions video

Virgin Stellar spacesuit’s concealed functions video

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We get an inside look at the spacesuit for tourists, made by Under Armour for Virgin Galactic flights in 2020.
See the Virgin Galactic spacesuits personal astronauts will endure the flight

See the Virgin Galactic spacesuits personal astronauts will endure the flight

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Trevor Beattie, the future astronaut in the center, showed the crowd his only surviving childhood artifact, a school project he made all about his desire to go to space. He left a spot for a future newspaper clipping about his journey. Read the article Published:October 16, 2019Caption:Sarah TewPhoto:Sarah Tew/CNET
Virgin Galactic spacesuits will allow you to ‘savor’ the journey

Virgin Galactic spacesuits will allow you to ‘savor’ the journey

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A look at the latest in space wear.  Steven Counts In preparing to go into space, at least Virgin Galactic's private astronauts won't have to worry about what to wear. Virgin Galactic and Under Armour showed off their astronaut apparel Wednesday in Yonkers, New York, at an iFly Indoor Skydiving location.  The total apparel package…
Virgin Stellar aircraft simply got an action better to taking you to area

Virgin Stellar aircraft simply got an action better to taking you...

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Virgin Galactic announced a major milestone in the manufacturing process for its next spaceship on Sept. 17. Virgin Galactic There's something awe-inspiring about seeing a space vehicle before it's finished. An actual spaceflight might be its most glorious moment, but a lot of raw energy and work goes into getting it there.  Space tourism company Virgin…
Virgin Galactic revealed the elegant lounge where travelers will hang out prior to their $250,000 journeys into area

Virgin Galactic revealed the elegant lounge where travelers will hang out...

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Virgin Galactic unveiled the luxurious lounge area where those paying the company to send them into space will spend time before and after their trips, which will cost $250,000 for a 90-minute flight. The "Gateway to Space," part of Virgin Galactic's Spaceport America in New Mexico, is "now operationally functional," the company said on Thursday,…
Virgin Galactic exhibits off the world’s first area vacationer lounge

Virgin Galactic exhibits off the world’s first area vacationer lounge

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Virgin Galactic's Gaia lounge will host space tourists.   Virgin Galactic The world got its first glance at what commercial space travel will look like on Thursday, and it's a significant upgrade from the arduous trip through today's airports.  The Gateway to Space includes an interactive walkway. Virgin Galactic Virgin Galactic welcomed members of the…
Virgin Galactic prepares for public buying and selling launch

Virgin Galactic prepares for public buying and selling launch

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Virgin Galactic may become the first publicly listed human spaceflight company. Richard Baker/In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images Virgin Galactic is preparing to become a publicly traded company later this year, which would make it the first human spaceflight venture to do so. Richard Branson's space tourism company will merge with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings,…
For Virgin Galactic, house tourism now begins in New Mexico

For Virgin Galactic, house tourism now begins in New Mexico

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Virgin's WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft on the tarmac at Spaceport America. Virgin Galactic Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is finally moving into its permanent home at New Mexico's Spaceport America as it prepares for regular flights to space for adventurous (and well-heeled) tourists. The shiny spaceport has been a relatively quiet and empty place since it was…
Virgin Galactic Relocations Flights To Spaceport America As Business Focuses On Commercial Area Tourist

Virgin Galactic Relocations Flights To Spaceport America As Business Focuses On...

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Richard Branson, founder and chairman of Virgin Group Ltd., center, arrives with New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, right, at an event commemorating the completion of the Virgin Galactic Spaceport America runway in 2010. BLOOMBERG NEWS Virgin Galactic's development and testing program is moving cross-country to Spaceport America, New Mexico as the company gets ready to…

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