Though VSS Unity soared to over 50,000 feet, it is too soon to get excited if you were hoping of booking a ticket and becoming a space tourist.
US firm Moon Express said it had received approval from the government to send an unmanned lander to the moon in 2017, in a first for private industry.
Some 16 months after the fatal crash of the Virgin Galactic commercial spacecraft, Richard Branson’s space tourism firm revealed a follow-up February 19.
The Richard Branson-owned Virgin Galactic announced its second commercial spacecraft will have a public reveal in February 2016.
Virgin Galactic has signed a deal with the US Federal Aviation Authority which will allow it to charter space flights from its base in New Mexico.
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic used NYIAS 2014 to announce a partnership to get commercial astronauts into space.