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It's Jenny from the Dock! Jennifer Lopez Partners with Virgin Voyages for Cruise Fun
It's Jenny from the Dock! Jennifer Lopez Partners with Virgin Voyages for Cruise Fun

10 Mar 2022, 13:57 UTC / Jennifer Lopez has now a very important new title. She just announced her partnership with Virgin Voyages as she became Chief Entertainer

 
Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic Sued for Sending “Faulty Rockets” Into Space on Purpose
Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic Sued for Sending “Faulty Rockets” Into Space on Purpose

8 Mar 2022, 10:00 UTC / Shareholder alleges insider trading by Branson and chairman Chamath Palihapitiya, who contributed to artificially inflating Virgin Galactic share price

 
On Board Necker Belle, Sir Richard Branson’s Luxury Sailing Catamaran
On Board Necker Belle, Sir Richard Branson’s Luxury Sailing Catamaran

1 Feb 2022, 09:43 UTC / When completed, Necker Belle was the largest performance sailing catamaran built and one of the most luxurious ever. It is now sailing under the Bella Vita name

 
David Beckham’s Oldest Son Might Be Getting a VIP Space Trip as a Wedding Gift
David Beckham’s Oldest Son Might Be Getting a VIP Space Trip as a Wedding Gift

31 Jan 2022, 05:53 UTC / Brooklyn Beckham is getting married this year to actress Nicola Peltz, and it seems that they'll be getting a truly unique and expensive wedding gift

 
Bill Gates Doesn’t Care About Space Race, Wants to Eradicate Diseases First
Bill Gates Doesn’t Care About Space Race, Wants to Eradicate Diseases First

14 Dec 2021, 15:30 UTC / Space has gotten more accessible starting this year, with several billionaires racing against each other up there. But not Bill Gates

 
Richard Branson Crashes His Bike Hard in Triathlon, Credits Helmet With Saving His Life
Richard Branson Crashes His Bike Hard in Triathlon, Credits Helmet With Saving His Life

11 Nov 2021, 08:10 UTC / Branson was rushing downhill on his bike during charitable multi-discipline challenge when his brakes failed, and he stopped by crashing into a fellow rider

 
Virgin Orbit and Japan’s Biggest Airline to Make History With Air-Launched Rockets
Virgin Orbit and Japan’s Biggest Airline to Make History With Air-Launched Rockets

8 Nov 2021, 08:32 UTC / For the first time in history, rockets will be air-launched from Japan, marking a milestone for the aerospace industry of the entire region

 
Billionaires Should Focus on Saving Earth Not Space Tourism, Says Prince William
Billionaires Should Focus on Saving Earth Not Space Tourism, Says Prince William

15 Oct 2021, 09:57 UTC / The billionaire space race is stupid because it implies we’ve already given up on our planet, and we need to save it instead so that our children have a future

 
Virgin Galactic Finds Possible Issue with Its Spaceship, Begins Update Program
Virgin Galactic Finds Possible Issue with Its Spaceship, Begins Update Program

15 Oct 2021, 08:51 UTC / Virgin Galactic to begin a vehicle enhancement program for the spaceship and carrier plane, next mission, flight 23, on hold for now

 
Richard Branson’s Mega Yacht-Inspired Scarlet Lady Sets Off on “MerMaiden” Voyage
Richard Branson’s Mega Yacht-Inspired Scarlet Lady Sets Off on “MerMaiden” Voyage

7 Oct 2021, 06:33 UTC / Virgin Voyages' first ship, considered a boutique hotel at sea, has departed on its first voyage, kicking off a spectacular debut season.

 
Captain Kirk Is Headed to Space on Blue Origin’s Second Space Flight
Captain Kirk Is Headed to Space on Blue Origin’s Second Space Flight

4 Oct 2021, 14:55 UTC / After several rumors, Star Trek legend William Shatner, also known as Captain Kirk, is headed to space on Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin

 
SNL Rips Into Jeff Bezos and the Ridiculous Billionaire Space Race
SNL Rips Into Jeff Bezos and the Ridiculous Billionaire Space Race

4 Oct 2021, 04:37 UTC / Bezos, Richard Branson and Elon Musk are characters in their own space drama, Star Trek: Ego Quest, and it’s playing out in front of everyone

 
FAA Gives Virgin Galactic the Green Light to Resume Spaceflights After July Incident
FAA Gives Virgin Galactic the Green Light to Resume Spaceflights After July Incident

30 Sep 2021, 06:38 UTC / On Wednesday, September 29th, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced that it has cleared Virgin Galactic to resume its spaceflights

 
Scarlet Lady to Make Its First Sail from Miami and Richard Branson Is Here for It
Scarlet Lady to Make Its First Sail from Miami and Richard Branson Is Here for It

29 Sep 2021, 08:53 UTC / Richard Branson’s Virgin Voyages cruise line had a very delayed start, but the excitement to go and relax on the adult-friendly ship is still there

 
On-Board the Scarlet Lady, Richard Branson’s Cheeky Take on the Cruise Industry
On-Board the Scarlet Lady, Richard Branson’s Cheeky Take on the Cruise Industry

20 Sep 2021, 07:55 UTC / Scarlet Lady got off to a rocky start, but it’s ready for its maiden voyage this year and it includes a gorgeous, curated experience in base-port Miami

 
Richard Branson’s Luxurious Safari Camp in Kenya Wins “World’s Best Hotel” Award
Richard Branson’s Luxurious Safari Camp in Kenya Wins “World’s Best Hotel” Award

14 Sep 2021, 04:07 UTC / Forget traditional camping, this safari camp owned by the famous billionaire takes tents to the next level, for a truly unique experience in the wilderness.

 
Virgin Galactic Aims for First Commercial Flight This Fall, FAA Might Rain on Its Parade
Virgin Galactic Aims for First Commercial Flight This Fall, FAA Might Rain on Its Parade

3 Sep 2021, 23:01 UTC / While Virgin Galactic is targeting late September or early October for its first commercial flight, the company has to wait until FAA gives it the green light.

 
Virgin Galactic Is Once Again Selling Tickets to Space, Almost Doubles the Price
Virgin Galactic Is Once Again Selling Tickets to Space, Almost Doubles the Price

6 Aug 2021, 11:46 UTC / On Thursday, August 5th, Virgin Galactic announced that it reopened ticket sales. Customers can now book a flight for no less than $450,000.

 
Someone Offered to Pay for Kevin Hart’s Trip to Space, and He Still Refused
Someone Offered to Pay for Kevin Hart’s Trip to Space, and He Still Refused

26 Jul 2021, 10:53 UTC / Actor says he received a paid offer for a trip to space and he turned it down because the rate of success is too much of a risk for him right now

 
FAA Changes Astronaut Definition, Disqualifying Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson
FAA Changes Astronaut Definition, Disqualifying Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson

24 Jul 2021, 07:43 UTC / In order to qualify for the Commercial Astronaut Wings program and get the astronaut wings, you have to prove you did it for the good of all