Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.
Shares of Virgin Galactic dropped in trading on Thursday, erasing its 2021 gains after founder Richard Branson sold more stock.
Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Galactic who helped take the company public, sold more than $150 million worth of the company's stock.
Rocket builder ABL Space signed a long-term agreement for up to 58 launches with Lockheed Martin, the company announced on Monday.
The rollout of VSS Imagine gives the space tourism company a second spacecraft to begin testing.
Rocket builder ABL Space closed a $170 million round of funding from new investors T. Rowe Price and Fidelity Management at a valuation of $1.3 billion.
Virgin Galactic Chairman Chamath Palihapitiya sold his remaining personal stake in the space tourism company earlier this week.
Small satellite builder and data specialist Spire Global is planning to go public through a SPAC.
Virgin Galactic shares fell after the company revealed delays to its test flight program, with the launch of its commercial service pushed to 2022.
Virgin Galactic delivered fourth quarter results after the market closed on Thursday, with the company disclosing its next spaceflight test is delayed to May.
Rocket builder Astra is preparing to go public via a SPAC in the second quarter, with CEO Chris Kemp telling CNBC how the company plans to scale its business.
Seattle-based BlackSky is the latest space venture that will soon begin trading publicly, with the company on Thursday announcing a SPAC deal.
The space industry is undergoing a change paradigm that Ark Invest's Cathie Wood believes is dramatically opening the sector to investment opportunities.
Lockheed Martin selected Los Angeles-based rocket-builder ABL Space to launch a mission from Scotland in two years.
The CEO of Social Capital and former Facebook executive tweeted Tuesday that he bought $125,000 worth of February $115 GameStop call options.
ABL Space, founded by veterans of SpaceX and Morgan Stanley, is in the final stretch of preparations for its inaugural launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
Virgin Galactic's stock fell in trading on Monday after the space tourism company cut short its latest spaceflight test mid-launch.
Virgin Galactic confirmed its latest spaceflight test was cut short after its SpaceShipTwo Unity vehicle attempted to launch above New Mexico on Saturday.
Virgin Galactic's stock dropped after the company said that it's next spaceflight test is now delayed due to new COVID-19 restrictions.
Space tourism company Virgin Galactic reported third quarter results on Thursday with an increased loss as the company looks to finish its development program.