As famous for his thrill-seeking lifestyle and publicity stunts as for his vast business empire, Richard Branson has set his sights on the stars as he prepares for liftoff on his first space flight.
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson's much-awaited flight to space had been delayed due to the weather, the company said on Sunday.
My dream when I was about six was to be a late-night, long-distance lorry driver. It wasn’t so much that I liked the idea of lorries or driving, but that I had seen the Yorkie adverts and I liked the idea of chocolate. Often after a gig, I’ll drive home
The Blue Origin capsule carrying Jeff Bezos and three others landed in the West Texas desert after crossing the frontier of space and back, the company's live broadcast showed.
By taking off for the edge of space, Richard Branson, the billionaire, bold, enterprising entrepreneur who treads the road less travelled always, has pulled off a feat few CEOs in his shoes would do. He has put his money where his mouth is.
This is with reference to the news “Diehard optimist Branson pulls off incredible feat,” (July 14). Well, we wish these types of news are different. Why can’t the three billionaires – Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk compete to be the first to eradicate homelessness,
Tuesday night, as I listened to Jeff Bezos speak of his vision for space, I was moved by the vastness of his vision; his vision of space as a production centre to lessen the environmental dangers of industrial production to our planet. His vision seems so
Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, has blasted into space and safely returned to Earth in a convergence of science fiction and science reality.
World Food Programme director David Beasley has repeatedly called on the world’s billionaires to feed the world’s starving rather than pursuing self-promoting space projects.