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FAA clears Virgin Galactic for takeoff after investigation of Richard Branson's suborbital spaceflight

Following the investigation's findings, the FAA required Virgin Galactic to implement changes to how it communicates to the agency during flight operations. Virgin Galactic has also updated its calculations to expand the protected airspace for future flights to ensure "ample protected airspace for a variety of possible flight trajectories during spaceflight missions."