Richard Branson responded to the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash with a tweet on Friday afternoon.

He expressed gratitude for the support, and said he plans on flying to Mojave to be with the the crew. 

The Associated Press reported Friday that the spacecraft crashed during a test flight, killing one pilot and injuring another. 

Immediately following the crash, entrepreneurs took to Twitter to react to the accident and look to the future of space innovation.

Scroll down to see the Twitter conversation: