Sir Richard Branson has been temporarily banned from taking his Virgin Galactic rocket plane from going back into space while his July flight is investigated by the FAA.
Virgin Galactic cannot launch anyone into space again until an investigation is complete into a mishap that occurred during July's flight with founder Richard Branson.
'The Good Place' star Jameela Jamil has criticised billionaires Jeff Bezos and Sir Richard Branson choosing to use their wealth to travel to space rather than use their money help people with problems on Earth.
Bezos will take his extraterrestrial journey just nine days after fellow billionaire and rocket company founder Richard Branson took his own trip.
Sir Richard Branson hailed his trip to the edge of space the "experience of a lifetime" shortly after his successful Virgin Galactic flight on Sunday (11.07.21).
Thrill-seeking billionaire Richard Branson has reached space aboard his own winged rocket ship in his boldest adventure yet.
Once it was U.S. v. Russia. But the new Space Race is Bezos v. Branson, and maybe Musk, billionaires burning cash to lead tourism into orbit. Get a rundown before Branson blasts off first on Sunday.
Richard Branson's daughter, Holly, identified as a boy when she was four years old for seven years.
Sir Richard Branson plans to beat rival tycoon Jeff Bezos into space by taking a Virgin Galactic test flight on July 11, nine days before Bezos heads into orbit.
Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson aims to beat fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos into space by nine days. Bezos plans to launch with a female flight pioneer who's waited 60 years to rocket away. Who will prevail in the private space industry's years-long race to the stars?
The world's largest airplane took a stroll the other day. Under the cloudless skies of the Mojave Desert, it rolled out of its hangar and powered down the runway. Slowly at first, then faster, 60 mph, then 70, then 80. But it stopped just short of liftoff, like a sprinter pulling up just before taking the long jump.
HOUSTON — The journey to outer space for American astronauts for the past seven years has begun at a Soviet-era launch site in Kazakhstan, deep in Central Asia. There, they pay homage to Russian cosmonauts and graciously participate in the rituals of their hosts, even the tradition of urinating on the right rear tire of the bus that ferries them to the rocket.