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Richard Branson (center) celebrates with pilots Rick “CJ” Sturckow (left) and Mark “Forger” Stucky. (AP Photo/John Antczak)

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Watch: Virgin Galactic tourism rocket ship reaches space in test
Branson: 'couldn't be happier' about rocket test

Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space.

By Associated Press December 14, 2018