Virgin Galactic and Sir Richard Branson’s Omaze sweepstakes raised an anticipated $1.7M in grants to support Space for Humanity’s mission to democratize space travel
Branson has cashed out more than $1 billion of Virgin Galactic shares since the pandemic began.
British billionaire Richard Branson has sold off a further $300m worth of stock in his space venture Virgin Galactic, taking the total offloaded this year to some $600m.
As billionaires Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, and Elon Musk use their private space exploration companies to shoot for the stars, they have been dogged by persistent, progressive criticism that this is all a highly combustible vanity project
Virgin Galactic has made “required changes” to its communications during spaceflight operations, the FAA noted.
The F.A.A. is investigating the ship’s off-course descent.
The company is combining with special purpose acquisition company NextGen Acquisition Corp. II.
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson sold more than 10 million shares of his space-tourism company earlier this week, just one month after enjoying his own personal, televised suborbital rocket ride viewed by millions of people on planet Earth.
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