The mission saw the firm's first ever space tourists fly 55 miles up into the sky during a flight lasting around 60 minutes.
Anyone with a very large amount of cash to spare can now fly into space with Virgin Galactic from August of this year.
The entrepreneur and founder of Virgin Galactic soared into the heavens today aboard the VSS Unity.
The ongoing space race between Blue Origin and Virgin Galactic could be settled in just 9 days' time.
The two private space firms are gearing up for their first commercial flights, but who will get there first ?
Sir Richard Branson's fledgling space tourism firm has revealed the latest member of its burgeoning fleet.
The billionaire founder of space tourism firm Virgin Galactic has commented on the UFO phenomenon.
Sir Richard Branson's dream of sending tourists up in to space is now one step closer to becoming a reality.
Richard Branson's fledgling space tourism firm could be heading in to space for the first time very soon.
The third rocket-powered test flight of SpaceShipTwo provided its pilots with a spectacular view of our planet.
The Virgin Galactic founder is aiming to be a passenger aboard the first commercial launch of SpaceShipTwo.
Virgin Galactic's new spaceplane blasted through the sky on Thursday after firing its rocket engine for the first time.
Richard Branson's fledgling space tourism firm is aiming to begin flying tourists in to space next year.
The celebrated physicist has described journeying in to outer space as his 'ultimate ambition'.
Richard Branson's fledgling space tourism firm is back on track following a fatal crash two years ago.
Richard Branson's fledgling space tourism firm is about to begin test flights of its new SpaceShipTwo.
Just 16 months after the loss of its predecessor, Virgin's new spaceship 'VSS Unity' has been revealed.
Virgin Galactic will be debuting the second of its suborbital space tourism vehicles in February.
The company's SpaceShipTwo vehicle exploded over the Mojave desert following an 'in-flight anomaly'.
Star Trek actor William Shatner has turned down a trip in to space because he is scared of flying.