Richard Branson said he was determined to find out what caused a spaceship being developed by his tourism company to crash during a test flight.
A California Highway Patrol spokesperson told CNBC that there was one person killed and a second injured in the Virgin Galactic accident.
After Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed, James Oberg, NBC space analyst, says the first step of investigators should be to create a timeline of events.
The "Closing Bell" crew discusses the potential impact to Virgin Galactic after its SpaceShipTwo crash, and the risks associated with space tourism.
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo went up on a test flight Friday morning, and exploded in flight. Virgin Group co-founder Richard Branson is flying immediately to Mojave to be with the team.
Former senior NTSB investigator Greg Feith, provides insight into how the NTSB will proceed with its investigation into the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest on the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo. Caruso-Cabrera says one pilot has been airlifted to a hospital with moderate to severe injuries.
CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight to the crash of Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo and what kind of setback this means for the company's space program.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports one person has died and one is seriously injured from the crash of the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave Desert.
"Street Signs" show video of wreckage from Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo in the Mojave Desert.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides the latest details of a powered test flight of Virgin Galactic known as SpaceShipTwo suffered a serious "in-flight anomaly" resulting in the loss of the vehicle.
Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo has suffered a serious "in-flight anomaly" resulting in the loss of the aircraft. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the status of the pilots is unknown.
Virgin Galactic Spaceship has suffered an "in-flight anomaly." CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details.
Shares of aerospace and defense firms Orbital Sciences and Alliant Tech were briefly halted on Wednesday.
CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the launch of the Atlas V rocket being launched, and the disaster of the Orbital Sciences launch Tuesday night.
CNBC's Jane Wells provides insight to the NASA rocket explosion which happened Tuesday night. The launch vehicle was headed to the International Space Station filled with supplies.
An Orbital Sciences rocket loaded with supplies for the International Space Station explodes and crashes after takeoff, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at how some big defensive stocks are trading today.
"I like the tone of the big industrials," says CNBC's Jim Cramer discussing Boeing's quarterly earnings and forecast.
The aerospace giant also raised its full-year guidance.
The business world has seen numerous individuals put their marriages, careers and good standing at risk for an extramarital dalliance. CNBC.com presents a list of people who went outside of their marriages for intimate relationships.
A top U.S. general in Afghanistan is now under investigation, with CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeremy Kroll, K2 Intelligence, and Julian Sanchez, Cato Institute, also discuss cyber security.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the rise of women in companies that used to be dominated by men.