Boeing and Virgin Galactic will work together to develop commercial space access and high-speed exo-atmospheric transport systems under a strategic alliance announced on Oct. 8. Under the deal, Boeing’s HorizonX capital investment arm will inject $20 million into Virgin Galactic in exchange for new shares. The move comes as the UK-based spaceline readies for final flight tests of its Mach 3 sub-orbital commercial spaceplane prior to making its long-anticipated expected service debut ...

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