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Virgin Galactic flight to the edge of space: your questions answeredBritish business mogul Richard Branson is going to the edge of space with three other people. If the flight goes as planned, Branson will be the first billionaire to reach space on his own commercial vehicle, pipping rival Jeff Bezos by a little more than a week. (www.theguardian.com) More...
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I like Neil Young’s definition “out of the blue, and into the black”
the videos of the actual aircraft leaving the "mother ship" were fantastic..mr branson is very wealthy,yes,but he also gives a lot and works for causes other than his own self aggrandizement and monetary gain..this is only the beginning,and if i had to say i have a "favorite" billioniare (i do not know any!)i would say its mr branson as despite his wealth,he does have some humility and seems like a truly "nice" guy!
All this rush to beat out ANOTHER multi Billionaire mmmmmmmmm whatever whatever...Boys will be boys I guess.
Would like to see Sir Richard in charge of Boeing, many Americans would change their opinion about this man.
Considering the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster had Japan raising the safe level of radiation 200 times over the previous safe limit I guess it cool picking the lowest altitude number to say he made space. Well about as cool as Japans way of setting the numbers figures dirty nukes are okay.