Why Richard Branson’s promises about space tourism are empty | Tech News
The billionaire businessman says he’ll ride into space within months, paving the way to routine suborbital passenger trips. Don’t get too excited, says Paul Marks
So what to make of Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson’s latest declaration, that he is just “month’s away, not years” from finally venturing into space aboard SpaceShipTwo, the company’s eight-seat suborbital spaceplane.
When it comes to suborbital ventures, we have heard such predictions before: Virgin Galactic was originally slated to begin ferrying deep-pocketed tourists …