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2014-06-16 12:20:54

ATLANTA, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is partnering with the Carbon War Room, a nonprofit founded by Sir Richard Branson, in an effort to accelerate low-carbon jet fuel production worldwide. This is part of the global carrier's commitment to environmental accountability, transparency and carbon emission reduction. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090202/DELTALOGO Delta and Carbon War Room agree that the development of a secure, sustainable,...

Virgin Galactic
2014-06-01 03:51:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Commercial space travel is one step closer to being a reality, thanks to a historic deal between Virgin Galactic, Spaceport America and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) governing suborbital flights launched from the New Mexico facility. The first-of-its-kind agreement establishes how the FAA will coordinate with Spaceport America, which will serve as the launch base for Sir Richard Branson’s suborbital flights, said...

Does Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Flier Really Take You To Space?
2014-05-15 06:52:08

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online As Virgin Galactic sent its WhiteKnightTwo carrier plane out for a test drive on Tuesday, the company found itself the subject of reports claiming that its commercial space flight operation would be delayed, as well as speculation that its passengers might not technically be traveling into space after all. According to a Monday article from David Gilbert of the International Business Times, those media reports claim that the...

2014-04-14 20:20:31

NEW YORK CITY, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Land Rover announces its New Age of Discovery in dramatic fashion in New York - Global reveal of Land Rover's new Discovery Vision Concept car alongside SpaceShipTwo, the world's first commercial spaceship - Land Rover is Virgin Galactic's first global partner, bringing together two world leaders in adventure, innovation and exploration - Partnership to be used to...

The Child Who Inspired Sir Richard Branson's Dreams Of Space Travel Being Sought For VIP Treatment
2014-04-11 06:58:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sir Richard Branson, the man behind the dream to bring citizens into space, has only one person to thank in realizing that dream. During a visit to the BBC TV children’s show Going Live! In 1988, Branson got to talk with one enthusiastic child about the possibilities of future space travel. As a child, Shihan Musafer placed a call to the Going Live! show and asked the question that would catapult Branson into the spotlight of...

2014-04-07 23:25:52

Second Installment in Original Video Series “Pot Goes Public” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 FORA.tv Studios, producers of original, compelling video programs, today announced the debut of the video “Breaking the Drug Taboo,” featuring an interview with Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, on the current state of the war on drugs and the business case for legalizing marijuana. The video is the second installment in the FORA.tv Studios original video series...

2014-03-31 23:30:19

Having dropped out of school prior to becoming the modern day Industrialist he is today, Richard Branson also wears the label of having been a former smoker, and for this accomplishment- Freedom Laser Therapy offers Sir Richard and Virgin Group $10K in smoking cessation product to help their employees who want to quit smoking. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Richard Branson proves that sometimes being a quitter can be a good thing. A post from the Biography Channel on bio.com,...

2014-02-12 23:03:28

NRG Energy to install solar and wind power on Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island. Necker Island, BVI (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 In a joint effort to unlock opportunities on scaling renewable energy projects across the Caribbean-basin, Carbon War Room and Rocky Mountain Institute brokered commitments from the British Virgin Islands, Colombia, Dominica, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Turks & Caicos. Last week, all joined the Carbon War Room’s ‘Ten Island Renewable...

2013-11-18 23:31:04

Every $1Million Raised for Social Causes Earns Additional Free Trip to Space Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Urgency Network, an engagement platform that rewards users with larger than life opportunities for contributing to social causes, pledged today its support for #GivingTuesday™’s annual national day of giving with its global “Ticket to Rise” campaign, which will launch supporters into an out of this world experience – literally. Partnered with a leading...


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Sir Richard Branson
2013-08-10 06:47:02

Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson, born July 18, 1950, in Surrey, England, is a British business magnate and investor. He is best known as the founder and chairman of Virgin Group of more than 400 companies. His net worth as of 2013 is $4.6 Billion (US). He is the fourth (4th) richest person in the UK, according to Forbes Magazine. His first business venture was a magazine called Student at the age of 16. By 1969, Branson was living in a London commune, surrounded by the British...

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