A Virgin Galactic spaceship exploded during a test flight Friday over California's Mojave Desert ... leaving one crew member dead and another severely injured.Virgin Galactic says their… READ MORE >
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) is a British business magnate, best known for his Virgin Group of over 400 companies. His first successful business venture was a magazine called Student at age 16. In 1970, he set up an audio record mail-order business. In 1972, he opened a chain of record stores, Virgin Records, later known as Virgin Megastores. Branson's Virgin brand grew rapidly during the 1980s—as he set up Virgin Atlantic Airways and expanded the Virgin Records music label. Richard Branson is the 5th richest person in the United Kingdom and 254th in the world according to Forbes' 2011 list of billionaires, with an estimated net worth of approximately £2.58 billion (US$4.2 billion).
Ferraris apparently aren't fast enough for Justin Bieber .... 'cause the singer has just been booked on a ROCKETSHIP DESTINED FOR SPACE ... so says Virgin Galactic honcho Richard Branson. … READ MORE >
Mogul Richard Branson had his home on a private island in the Caribbean burn to the ground this morning, and his 90-year-old mother might have died in the blaze ... if not for the help of Kate… READ MORE >