1. Virgin Galactic ship suffers 'anomaly'

  • In a posting on Twitter, private space company Virgin Galactic says one of its spacecrafts experiencing an 'in flight anomaly'.

  • Space Ship Two took off from facility in  Mojave, California on Friday morning. 

  • It was Space Ship Two's first powered test flight since January this year; first flight using new fuel mixture designed to boost performance (NBC News). 

  • Virgin say additional information is 'forthcoming'; unclear how many people are on board.