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  • NBC to send someone into space

    October 3, 2013 7:20 PM

    NEW YORK- An out-of-this-world prize awaits the winner of a new game show on NBC. It'll be called "Space Race" and TV producer Mark Burnett will team with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic where the winner will get a ride into space on Virgin's aircraft. Burnett produces "The Voice"... more »
  • Virgin agrees to pay Spaceport rent

    January 28, 2013 1:13 PM

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Virgin Galactic says it will start paying New Mexico rent on the nearly quarter-billion dollar Spaceport the state built for Richard Branson's space tourism business, but the company is doing so under protest and without waiving its right to walk away from the project. According to letters... more »
  • Delta buys 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic

    December 11, 2012 10:02 AM

    Delta Air Lines Inc. is buying almost half of British airline Virgin Atlantic for $360 million as it aims to boost its share of the lucrative New York-to-London market. Delta says it will form a joint venture with Virgin Atlantic, where the two airlines would share money from the... more »
  • Branson plans deep-ocean submarine dives

    April 5, 2011 12:59 PM

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Billionaire adventurer Richard Branson says he plans to travel to the deepest parts of the world's oceans in a single-person submarine. He announced in Newport Beach Tuesday that he and fellow explorer Chris Welsh plan to make five dives over the next two years.... more »

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