spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews


Virgin Galactic completes merger
Posted: Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 4:48 PM ET (2048 GMT)
SpaceShipTwo on 2019 February 22 test flight (Virgin Galactic) Virgin Galactic will become a publicly traded company next week as it completes a merger. Shareholders in Social Capital Hedosophia (SCH), a special-purpose acquisition company, approved its merger with Virgin Galactic Wednesday, allowing the deal to close today. SCH is currently publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange, so shares of the merged company, under the new ticket symbol SPCE, will start trading Monday as Virgin Galactic. The companies announced the merger in July, a deal that will provide Virgin with more than $450 million in funding to complete its transition from development of SpaceShipTwo to commercial operations of the suborbital spaceplane.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief
Maxar to sell MDA
Posted: Tue, Dec 31 1:44 PM ET (1844 GMT)

Long March 5 returns to flight
Posted: Tue, Dec 31 1:43 PM ET (1843 GMT)

Rockot performs final launch
Posted: Tue, Dec 31 1:41 PM ET (1841 GMT)

news links
Sunday, January 19
Satellite company Rocket Lab to move headquarters to Long Beach
Long Beach (CA) Post — 7:24 am ET (1224 GMT)
Virgin Galactic Has New COO, a New Ship and a Surging Stock
Bloomberg News — 7:22 am ET (1222 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list