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Richard Branson announced on Wednesday at the Farnborough airshow near London that he and his family would be on Virgin Galactic's first trip into space.
The Virgin Galactic spaceship is expected to be making a debut at Farnborough International Airshow, which is considered to be the world's leading aviation marketplaces.
If you ever have $150 million to throw around, one British company is offering up the chance for you to throw it their way in return for a trip to the moon.
Space tourism just received one giant leg up by the U.S. government as the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Virgin Galactic an experimental launch permit for its SpaceShipTwo.
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...
Owen Garriott is a former United States Navy officer and NASA astronaut. He was born Owen Kay Garriott on November 22, 1930 in Enid, Oklahoma. In 1948 he graduated from Enid High School and then went on to attend the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering in 1953. He subsequently joined the United States Navy and worked his way to the role of officer. However, just three years later Garriott decided to leave the Navy to pursue a higher...
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