Virgin Galactic's Spaceline Picture Coming into Focus

June 13, 2014 8:13 PM

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Virgin Galactic's Spaceline Picture Coming into Focus

A number of Virgin Galactic's future astronauts gathered with Sir Richard Branson (center) for a group photo last year at Virgin Galactic's Final Assembly, Integration and Test Hangar (FAITH) in Mojave, Calif. Nearby is the WhiteKnightTwo mated with SpaceShipTwo.

Virgin Galactic is reporting progress on creating the world's first commercial spaceline. But fitting all the elements together to handle high-velocity suborbital space travel has proved slow going.

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