Virgin accepted its first bitcoin payment from a flight attendant in Hawaii on Nov. 22, according to Sir Richard Branson
In 1966, a dyslexic 16-year-old boy dropped out of school. With the help of a friend, he founded a magazine for students and made money by selling advertisements to local businesses. With only a little bit of money to get started, he...Show More Summary
Not knowing what the heck he was doing ended up being Sir Richard Branson’s secret to riches and fame.
Good news, future space travelers. Now, you can pay for your flight to outer space with money from cyberspace. Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson announced Friday the company will accept bitcoins as an alternative to traditional currency—adding he has already had one customer use it to pay. Branson...
Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson announced on CNBC's "Squawk Box" Friday that his commercial space flight venture will accept bitcoin as payment. He called it "a new exciting currency."Virgin Galactic accepted its first purchase with bitcoin from a flight attendant in Hawaii. Show More Summary
Stop wasting your bitcoin on hitmen and fly to space instead. Sir Richard Branson announced Friday customers can now pay for Virgin Galactic spaceflights in bitcoin.
Sir Richard Branson announced Friday that Virgin Galactic, his commercial space flight venture, will accept the cyber currency bitcoin as payment for future rocket travel. Branson, the billionaire entrepreneur and an early bitcoin investor,...Show More Summary
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson is bringing Bitcoin to space. He revealed that Virgin Galactic, his commercial space company, will be accepting customer payments in bitcoin. And, according to his blog post, a female flight attendant from Hawaii has already bought her ticket to the stars with the digital currency. Show More Summary
Those who think bitcoin could become a world currency might want to think even bigger: Sir Richard Branson announced that his commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic will accept the currency for space flights. In a blog post,...Show More Summary
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.
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
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
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
While CBS News correspondent Lara Logan was over at CBS This Morning, apologizing for 60 Minutes’ botch report on the Benghazi attack this morning, over at NBC’s Today show they were announcing a three-hour live broadcast covering the...Show More Summary
"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.
Sir Richard Branson's journey will be chronicled across various platforms culminating in a three-hour live event on NBC's "Today." read more
We all know the drill of air travel, which is why you'll notice most of your fellow passengers dedicatedly tuning out when the flight attendant does the requisite walk through of do's and don’t's. But Sir Richard Branson is a billionaire known for his big personality and even bigger ideas. Show More Summary
Space tourism is definitely becoming viable and entrepreneurs are coming up with newer ideas and proposals to offer opportunities to view the earth from space. Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is the best known name in the field as any of Mr. Show More Summary
Can’t find the spare $250,000 to get yourself into Sir Richard Branson’s rocket plane glider thingamajig? Well my friend, you have options. World View Enterprises has gotten FAA approval to take budget-minded space enthusiasts up into near-space in an over-sized soda can with windows, suspended by a high-altitude balloon. Passengers...
Dear Phil Mickelson, this is not about taxes. With a Virgin-based fortune estimated at £2.9 billion and still climbing toward Virgin space, Sir Richard can do what he wants. And now he says he is settling down for good on pristine Necker Island, which he bought decades ago. The billionaire is quick to point out [...]