The Spaceship Company

The Spaceship Company

The Spaceship Company (TSC) is Virgin Galactic's aerospace-system manufacturing organization.

Headquartered in Mojave Air and Space Port in 2005, in Mojave, California, it is building and testing a fleet of WhiteKnightTwo carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo reusable spaceships, Virgin Galactic's human spaceflight system.

The company is capable of building and producing more than just spaceships, and is capable of providing preliminary vehicle designs and analysis, manufacturing, ground testing, flight testing, and post-delivery support.

The Spaceship Company offers capabilities such as materials development, composite layups and assembly, system integration and testing, industrial oven and autoclaving, CFD analysis, simulations, large scale testing, and more.

In addition to producing the WhiteKnightTwo and Virgin's SpaceShipTwo, the company is also responsible for offering motor component fabrication and assembly, filament winding, industrial size aerospace autoclaving, and demonstrating test capabilities.

The company, along with Virgin Galactic formed a new partnership with NASA with the focus of holding the goal of developing a high-speed vehicle for point-to-point travel across Earth.

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Home - The Spaceship Company

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Propulsion Systems - The Spaceship Company

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SpaceShipTwo - The Spaceship Company

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The Spaceship Company - Updates, News, Events, Signals & Triggers

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Virgin Galactic is partnering with NASA to develop supersonic point-to-point air travel

Darrell Etherington

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May 5, 2020

What We Build - The Spaceship Company

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WhiteKnightTwo - The Spaceship Company

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Who We Are - The Spaceship Company

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Space: The Final Frontier - A Space Talk with Katie (Technical Writer) and Ron (Astronomy Educator) at the Spaceship Company of Virgin Galactic

25 September 2018

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