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Come, let's debate: Singapore to UK billionaire Richard Branson on death penalty

Richard Branson: Richard Branson had said, “Singapore still finds itself on the wrong side of history”.

Richard Branson: Billionaire entrepreneur and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. (Reuters)
Updated on Oct 23, 2022 09:58 AM IST

Virgin Galactic partners with Boeing Aurora to build motherships

Aurora and Virgin Galactic have been working for the last several months to develop design specifications as well as workforce and manufacturing requirements.

Each of the aircraft will be designed to fly up to 200 launches per year.(AP)
Published on Jul 07, 2022 07:32 AM IST
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US bans Virgin Galactic spaceflights while probing mishap on Branson's trip

The FAA said the rocketship carrying Branson and five Virgin Galactic employees veered off course during its descent back to its runway in the New Mexico desert on July 11. The deviation put the ship outside the air traffic control clearance area.

Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket plane VSS Unity, carrying billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson and his crew, during its ascent this July to the edge of space above Spaceport America near Truth or Consequences, New Mexico. (Joe Skipper / REUTERS)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 06:40 AM IST
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US probes off-course descent of Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic spaceflight

Virgin Galactic acknowledged in a statement to Reuters that "the flight’s ultimate trajectory deviated from our initial plan" but added it "did not fly outside of the lateral confines of the protected airspace."

A Banner hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) ahead of the Virgin Galactic (SPCE) IPO. (File Photo / REUTERS)
Published on Sep 02, 2021 07:25 AM IST
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Kerala's Santhosh George Kulangara could be India's first space tourist 

Santhosh George Kulangara was travelling on a train in the United Kingdom when he saw the advertisement for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. It was in 2005.

Santosh George Kulangara during zero-gravity training. (Photo: Safari TV)
Published on Aug 13, 2021 10:08 PM IST
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