“3-2-1… Release, release, release!!!” 🚀

Released VSS Unity on 22nd February 2019 by Virgin Galactic [Photo credit: Virgin Galactic]

“LIGHT THIS CANDLE!”

A NEW SPACE RACE

“Venture capitalists and corporations alike are making more investments in the space sector than ever before, putting their cash behind groundbreaking technologies and entrepreneurs unafraid to quite literally shoot for the moon” (Kevin Dowd, 2019).

WELCOME TO THE NEW AGE — Blue Origin

Jeff Bezos showcases the Moon Lunar Lander in Washington DC [Photo credit: Geek Wire]

“BANG!!!” — SpaceX

SpaceX launched its first set of 60 Starlink satellites in May, atop a reusable Falcon 9 rocket, from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in the US [Photo credit: SpaceX/Reuters]

GALACTIC JOURNEY — Virgin Galactic

Investor Presentation of Virgin Galactic — September 2019 [Photo credit: Virgin Galactic]
Released VSS Unity from VMS EVE on 22nd February 2019 by Virgin Galactic [Photo credit: Virgin Galactic]

BEYOND STARS

VSS Unity firing into space [Photo credit: Virgin Galactic]

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