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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

 
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Will Send You to Space if You Own a Land Rover Vehicle
Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Will Send You to Space if You Own a Land Rover Vehicle

1 Mar 2022, 15:47 UTC / Basically, all you need is to be a new or current owner of a Land Rover model, which includes all Range Rovers, and enter the sweepstakes

 
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

 
Elon Musk on Colonizing Mars: First Landing Will Be in 5 Years
Elon Musk on Colonizing Mars: First Landing Will Be in 5 Years

30 Dec 2021, 11:47 UTC / Space X CEO explains the motivation behind his plan to get humankind on Mars and building a self-sustaining city there, in case “Earth gets too hot”

 
One Lucky Earthling Just Won Two Tickets on a Virgin Galactic Space Flight
One Lucky Earthling Just Won Two Tickets on a Virgin Galactic Space Flight

24 Nov 2021, 17:33 UTC / One lucky winner will go to space aboard Virgin Galactic's spaceplane and will have the chance to take another person with them on this memorable flight

 
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

 
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

 
This Is What Exposure to Space Does to Civilians
This Is What Exposure to Space Does to Civilians

17 Sep 2021, 13:58 UTC / The Inspiration4 mission has been in orbit around our planet for two days now, and everything seems to be working perfectly

 
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.

 
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

 
Congressman Proposes Taxes for Billionaires Who Fly to Space
Congressman Proposes Taxes for Billionaires Who Fly to Space

21 Jul 2021, 11:25 UTC / “Space exploration isn’t a tax-free holiday for the wealthy,” Democrat says after Jeff Bezos becomes the second billionaire to launch himself to space

 
Don’t Call Richard Branson a “Billionaire,” Stick With “Creative”
Don’t Call Richard Branson a “Billionaire,” Stick With “Creative”

17 Jul 2021, 07:32 UTC / There is no “billionaire space race,” the winner of the billionaire space race explains. There are only admirable efforts to help out humankind

 
Ashton Kutcher Bought a Ticket to Fly to Space With Virgin, Backed Out
Ashton Kutcher Bought a Ticket to Fly to Space With Virgin, Backed Out

16 Jul 2021, 09:03 UTC / Mila Kunis told him that “it was not a smart family decision to be heading into space when we have young children,” so he sold the ticket back

 
Virgin Galactic Faked Sir Richard Branson’s Pre-Flight Bike Ride
Virgin Galactic Faked Sir Richard Branson’s Pre-Flight Bike Ride

15 Jul 2021, 08:12 UTC / World’s first private astronaut did not really ride a custom Trek bike to board the Virgin Galactic spaceplane; that footage was actually filmed the day before

 
Predictably, Sir Richard Branson Dreams of Building a Hotel on the Moon
Predictably, Sir Richard Branson Dreams of Building a Hotel on the Moon

14 Jul 2021, 14:02 UTC / Having won the billionaire space race, Virgin Galactic founder and CEO is now sharing his hopes for the future. Like with Musk, colonization is very appealing

 
Elon Musk Just Bought a Ticket to Fly With Virgin Galactic to the Edge of Space
Elon Musk Just Bought a Ticket to Fly With Virgin Galactic to the Edge of Space

12 Jul 2021, 17:08 UTC / After the historic flight of Virgin Galactic that took place on Sunday, July 11th, Elon Musk bought himsefl a ticket to fly with Richard Branson's company

 
Land Rover Helped Richard Branson Reach the Edge of Space for His First Time
Land Rover Helped Richard Branson Reach the Edge of Space for His First Time

12 Jul 2021, 15:45 UTC / Land Rover supported Richard Branson's first adventure in space, with the automaker providing the vehicle that carried the crew to the Unity 22 spacecraft.

 
Now That Richard Branson Did It, You Too Can Be a Passenger to Space – For Free
Now That Richard Branson Did It, You Too Can Be a Passenger to Space – For Free

12 Jul 2021, 05:36 UTC / Branson and Virgin Galactic partner with Omaze to make space accessible for everyone, with a raffle that will see two people board the ship in early 2022