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To Bitcoin and beyond: Virgin Galactic accepts virtual currency for space flight

8 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

A woman from Hawaii paid for her upcoming trip to space using Bitcoin. We can now add Sir Richard Branson as the latest Bitcoin believer.

Virgin Galactic now accepts Bitcoin for future flights into space

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

As the value and credibility of Bitcoin continues to skyrocket, Virgin founder Richard Branson now wants to let people use the digital currency to finance a flight into space. Ahead of its first trips next year, Virgin Galactic has already...Show More Summary

NBC to televise first Virgin Galactic commercial flight

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

NBCUniversal has signed an exclusive partnership with Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic to televise the space tourism company's first commercial passenger flight next August. Aboard the VSS Enterprise, will be Sir Richard, age 63, and his children, Holly, 31, and Sam, 28. Show More Summary

The Today Show will televise Virgin Galactic's first commercial space flight

8 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

If you can't quite afford the fare to space, at least you'll be watch the future of non-terrestrial tourism on your TV. NBC has won the rights to televise Virgin Galactic's first flight, and plan to make it into a three-hour Today Show special. When Sir Branson and his two children travel beyond the...

Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Flight In Space Will Air Live On NBC

We?ve been hearing for years that Sir Richard Branson and his company, Virgin Galactic, were putting together commercial spaceflights.The first commercial flight might actually launch as early as next August. Branson popped up on NBC?s...Show More Summary

First family of space: Richard Branson and kids will blaze new trail

8 months agoTechnology : Digital Life

The family that soars together, scores together: Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson is due to become the first father to join his children on a trip to outer space when they ride the SpaceShipTwo rocket plane next year. But he won't...Show More Summary

Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Spaceflight to Air on 'Today' Show

Sir Richard Branson is set to travel to outer space in 2014 on Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceflight, and all of us on Earth will get to watch the adventure NBC revealed it will televise the historic flight on Today next year. Show More Summary

NBC to air Richard Branson’s inaugural space flight live

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced on Friday that the NBC television network will be tracking preparations and will broadcast the inaugural flight of his Virgin Galactic SpaceShip Two rocket plane into space.

Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Space Flight Will be Televised

The network plans to simulcast the event across platforms NBC, CNBC, MSNBC,, Syfy and The Weather Channel.

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From Justin Bieber is giving advice to David Hasselhoff (PopBytes) Jason Statham plays dirty in Water War! (Seriously OMG) First Virgin Galactic flight into space to be broadcast live (Hypable) Tea Party shocker: Even right-wingers...Show More Summary

NBC Wins Space Race, Will Televise Branson Flight

(NEW YORK) — NBC has won the television space race. The network announced Friday it has signed a deal with Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic to televise the company’s first commercial space flight. Branson and his two adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first private passengers to travel into space next year through his company. Show More Summary

Today to Broadcast Virgin Galactic's First Commercial Spaceflight

Today will broadcast Virgin Galactic's first commercial spaceflight, which will carry Richard Branson and two of his children, NBC announced Friday. Branson and his adult children, Holly and Sam, will be the first private passengersShow More Summary

'Today' to broadcast Richard Branson's first space flight

"Today" announced Friday (Nov. 8) that it will be broadcasting the first Virgin Galactic commercial space flight in 2014, which Sir Richard Branson says he's very excited about.

On Designing A Luxurious Balloon Ride Into Space

Forget rockets and high Gs. One company wants to take you to space in leisure and style. Virgin Galactic is capturing the public's imagination with an exhilarating, 2,500mph rocket ride into space. But NASA contractor Paragon––with their special expertise in pressurized capsules––has a different vision. Show More Summary

NBC to air Virgin Galactic billionaire's trek to space

8 months agoTechnology : Digital Life

NBC and British billionaire Richard Branson on Friday announced an agreement to track the development of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane on television — climaxing with a flight that will put Branson and his children intoShow More Summary

Lady Gaga Will Be The First Pop Diva In Space: Morning Mix

8 months agoEntertainment / Music : Idolator

Did You Hear? :: Lady Gaga will become the first pop diva to sing in space when she boards a Virgin Galactic ship in early 2015. Fingers crossed she doesn’t find herself in a Gravity scenario! [Spin] :: Talk about strange bedfellows. Kanye West will appear on the next David Blaine magic special alongside George W.... More »

Lady Gaga to Perform in Outer Space in 2015

Lady Gaga is preparing to deliver an out-of-this-world performance the year after next. The ARTPOP singer will take her act to the cosmos in 2015. The "Dope" performer, 27, will blast off in a Virgin Galactic ship and belt out a single...Show More Summary

Lady Gaga to Sing in Space — Seriously

Global pop star Lady Gaga will soon be performing among the stars, blasting off into outer space in 2015 on a Virgin Galactic ship Her unearthly jam session will reportedly coincide with the Zero G Colony tech festival in New Mexico,...Show More Summary

Lady Gaga To Sing In Space

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Lady Gaga has booked a ticket on Virgin Galactic and will perform a song from low-orbit in 2015. Seriously. The "Dope" performer, 27, is set to blast off in a Virgin Galactic ship and belt out a single track during the Zero G Colony high-tech musical festival in New Mexico. Show More Summary

Reality Show "Space Race" Aims To Give Ordinary Americans A Shot At Space Travel

With a price tag of $250,000, commercial space travel is not a possibility for the 99%. Space Race, a new Mark Burnett reality show, hopes to send an Average Joe winner into orbit with partner Virgin Galactic. "Deep Space Homer," a beloved...Show More Summary

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