Google is said to be in advanced talks to invest in Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic commercial space venture.
Virgin Atlantic has announced that it is developing a low-carbon aviation fuel that it hopes will halve the company's carbon footprint.
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShip Two (also known as the VSS Enterprise) is on track for its first commercial flight scheduled for some point in 2011, having completed its first successful test flight with a full crew on board earlier this month.
Virgin Galactic saw the inaugural "captive carry" test flight of space tourism aircraft the VSS Enterprise (formerly known as SpaceShipTwo) this week.
Virgin has revealed a new 'underwater plane' called the Necker Nymph, with guests on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands now able to take a dive into the Caribbean for a mere $325,000.
A UK band has asked Richard Branson if they can supply some trance music for Virgin Galactic's first passenger trip.