Richard Branson’s First Flight Into Space Reminds Me Of A Virgin Trip With Him, Almost 40 Years Ag …

richard bransons first flight into space reminds me of a virgin trip with him almost 40 years ago

Sumary of Richard Branson’s First Flight Into Space Reminds Me Of A Virgin Trip With Him, Almost 40 Years Ago:

  • The Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo space plane Unity flies at Spaceport America, before travel to the …
  • – AFP via Getty Images Space travel came closer to reality on Sunday morning July 11, when SpaceShipTwo, V.S.S.
  • Unity, took off from the world’s first commercial spaceport, south of Albuquerque New Mexico: a runway takeoff on a round-trip supersonic voyage to the edge of space.
  • With a stated goal to unite the world with commercial flights through space, Virgin Galactic was founded seventeen years ago by adventurer/philanthropist/billionaire Sir Richard Branson — who is now also Astronaut 001.
  • It reminds me a (very) tiny bit of when Branson founded upstart Virgin Atlantic with one used airplane.
  • I was invited on the virgin flight of Virgin Air in 1984, from London’s Gatwick airport to Newark, along with selected passengers including Branson and his family.
  • Onboard I met his mum, whose name, Eve, is on the mothership which brought the rocket to space.
  • Richard Branson arrives at Newark in the mid 1980s on the virgin flight of Virgin Air.

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