Branson preps for ‘extraordinary’ Space flight today

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British Engineering icon Sir Richard Branson is set to realise his life's ambition to fly to the edge of space today. Branson is set to board his Virgin Galactic rocket plane today and blasts off to boundary of space - 50 miles above the Earths surface. Officially Branson...

FAA approves passenger spaceflight for Virgin Galactic

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Space Tourism company Virgin Galactic announced today that the US Federal Aviation Administration has given the company the final license it needs to fly passengers on future spaceflights. Up to now Virgin Galactic the commercial license that the company had did not allow them to carry commercial passengers....

Richard Branson announces his own plans to travel to space

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Engineering entrepreneur Richard Branson has announced that intends to travel into space aboard his own Virgin Galactic spaceship by July. Virgin Galactic's 'SpaceShipTwo' - pictured above - would be commanded by two pilots and is able to carry six passengers The billionaire told AFP that he wants to...