Flamboyant British tycoon Richard Branson said Thursday his Virgin group's ambitious plans for commercial space flights are complete and the first fee-paying astronaut will fly with him into orbit in the next 30 months.Too bad about the price... talking about which, now would be a good time to hit my Tip Jar. Actually, *any* time is a good time to hit my Tip Jar, as donations have been averaging less that 0.1c per visit recently.
"The plan for the new spaceship is complete and work on the project will commence in the next three months, with the first commerical space flight to take off in two-and-half years," Branson told reporters in Bombay, India's financial hub.
Saturday, 2 April 2005
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