Publicly available shares of space tourism company Virgin Galactic closed their first day of regular trading down $0.04, a third of a percent, after debuting as the first opportunity for retail investors to snag a stake in new-space ventures. “This is a terrific endorsement and a transformational capital infusion which enables us to go full speed ahead towards our goals of commercial service and building additional spaceships,” Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides told ...

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