31 days ago • Posted by Jasper Lawler

Virgin Galactic shares soar - Successful launch seen as step towards commercial space travel

Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. shares soared as much as 36% in premarket trading after the company founded by British billionaire Richard Branson conducted a test flight to space for the first time in more than two years.

The VSS Unity flight from New Mexico on Saturday is seen as a critical step in its path toward commercial service.

Source: Bloomberg