A Journey to Space in Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic? $450,000,

If you’re hoping to buy someone a ticket to space Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic spaceplanes, you’ll probably wish you had bought it seven years ago. On Thursday, Virgin Galactic announced that it has resumed ticket sales. Flights over 50 miles and offers about four minutes of freefall and a view of Earth against the darkness […]

Stephen Colbert Adds a Dash of Comedy to Branson’s Space Launch

In this billionaire space race, it seems like it’s not enough to ditch Earth’s grouchy bonds – not without some glitz and loads of celebrities. Richard Branson combined private spaceflight with show business as he completed the highly anticipated Virgin Galactic flight high above the New Mexico desert on Sunday. He enlisted “The Late Show” […]

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic Spaceplane Flight: How to Watch

Richard Branson finally goes to space on Sunday. It’s been a long wait for Mr Branson, the irreverent 70-year-old British billionaire who leads a galaxy of Virgin companies. In 2004, he founded Virgin Galactic to provide adventure tourists with trips to the edge of space and back in rocket-powered airplanes. At the time, he thought […]