Richard Branson

British billionaire Richard Branson attends a  press conference by French telecom company Virgin Mobile for the presentation of Virgin Mobile's new offer Telib  in Paris  on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/Getty Images)

Virgin Galactic Allowing Customers To Pay For Space Flights With Bitcoins

Richard Branson is now allowing people to pay for space flights with Bitcoins.

11/24/2013

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Celebrities Go On “Toilet Strike”

A-List celebrities like Bono, Olivia Wilde and Richard Branson have teamed up on a public service announcement that they are going on a “toilet strike” until all of the world had access to clean water and sanitation facilities.

05/22/2013

British billionaire Richard Branson poses for photographs in the window of a replica of the Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, southern England, on July 11, 2012. (Photo Credit: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP / GettyImages)

NM Governor Signs Space Travel Liability Bill

Gov. Susana Martinez on Tuesday signed into law liability-waiving legislation aimed at saving the state’s nearly quarter-billion-dollar investment in a futuristic spaceport and retaining its anchor tenant, British billionaire Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.

04/02/2013

Sir Richard Branson gives the thumbs up in front of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial spacecraft for tourists  (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Virgin Agrees To Pay Spaceport Rent

Virgin Galactic says it will start paying New Mexico rent on the nearly quarter-billion dollar Spaceport the state built for Richard Branson’s space tourism business, but the company is doing so under protest and without waiving its right to walk away from the project.

01/28/2013

British billionaire Richard Branson poses for photographs in the window of a replica of the Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire, southern England, on July 11, 2012. (Photo Credit: ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP / GettyImages)

Branson Gets Kids On Board For First Space Flight

The first space flight of Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic venture will be a family affair: The billionaire adventurer says he will be joined by his adult children.

07/11/2012

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