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Afronaut: Mandla Maseko Mandla Maseko, a DJ from a township in Pretoria, South Africa, was supposed to be the first “Afronaut,” but she died in a road accident at the age of 30. Maseko has won his chance through a private party called Ace Apollo Space Academy. An inspirational figure, he once said: “Defy gravity […]

Richard Branson space travel incident keeps Virgin Galactic…

The U.S. Aviation Supervisor (FAA) has decided to ground the Virigin Galactic spaceplane after an incident occurred during its founder Richard Branson’s historic space trip in July. According to the FAA, the spacecraft SpaceShipTwo deviated from its trajectory and allowed airspace on July 11 while returning to the runway in New Mexico. In the cockpit, […]

Virgin Galactic is no longer allowed to fly after incident …

The U.S. Aviation Supervisor (FAA) has decided to ground the Virigin Galactic spaceplane after an incident occurred during its founder Richard Branson’s historic space trip in July. According to the FAA, the spacecraft SpaceShipTwo deviated from its trajectory and allowed airspace on July 11 while returning to the runway in New Mexico. In the cockpit, […]

Richard Branson IPOs Virgin Orbit

Virgin Orbit A modified Boeing 747 carries Virgin Orbit’s “LauncherOne” rocket. (Photo: Reuters) Bangalore The British billionaire Richard Branson brings another company from his corporate universe to the stock exchange. The space company Virgin Orbit is to be placed via an investment vehicle and come to a market value of 3.2 billion dollars. The US […]

Branson sold part of its stake in Virgin Galactic for $ 300 million

British billionaire Richard Branson sold part of his stake in Virgin Galactic Holdings, which focuses on space tourism, for almost $ 300 million (6.5 billion crowns). However, he remains the largest shareholder of the company he founded. The sale came a month after the company completed its first manned space flight, which was attended by […]

Named the price of a space flight with Virgin Galactic

Photo: The Verge Space flight with Virgin Galactic will cost $ 450 thousand 600 people have already applied for the purchase of tickets. The first touring flight aboard the Unity 23 ship is scheduled for late September. Virgin Galactic resumes selling tickets for flights to suborbital space – the starting price per seat is $ […]

Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson Are Not Astronauts!

Suara.com – United States Federal Aviation Authority (FEW) updated the rules regarding definition astronaut this week, after two conglomerates Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson – who both have businesses in the aerospace sector – go into space. In the new FAA regulations, as reported by BBC, Saturday (24/7/2021), among other things, regulates that astronauts are […]

Can Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson Be Called Astronauts?

Dok. Blue Origin dan Virgin Galactic Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson. Nationalgeographic.co.id—Tourism outer space increased with flights to space recently by billionaire Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos on the plane space their respective companies. However, not everyone who goes to outer space can be officially considered as astronaut. The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) […]

Branson congratulates Bezos on space flight

Photo: Still from video Jeff Bezos returned from space to Earth The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration also announced their congratulations. Billionaire Richard Branson, who recently carried out the first “tourist” suborbital flight, congratulated colleague Jeff Bezos on a successful space flight. He wrote about this on Tuesday, July 20, on his page in […]