Articles about Richard Branson
26 Oct 2021Technology
Were you praying you would witness the day no billionaire wanted to pay for a trip to space? Well, that day is here.
04 Oct 2021Technology
On the sidelines of the Dubai Expo 2020 that kicked off on October 1, Emirati multinational logistics company DP World's CEO and Virgin Hyperloop Chairman, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, said that Hyperloop could become a reality in several parts of the world before this decade ends.
12 Sep 2021Technology
Richard Branson-led Virgin Galactic has been forced to postpone its first commercial research flight named Unity 23. The cause of the delay has been reported to be a manufacturing defect in the flight control actuation system.
13 Jul 2021Business
Did you think that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson are at odds with each other just because they run rival space exploration companies?
11 Jul 2021Technology
Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity spacecraft carried by VMS Eve has successfully lifted off from Spaceport America in New Mexico at around 8:10 pm IST.
05 Jul 2021Technology
Following in the footsteps of legendary astronauts Rakesh Sharma, Kalpana Chawla, and Sunita Williams, Indian-origin aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla is all set to fly to space.
18 Jan 2021Technology
Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit launched 10 satellites into orbit on Sunday in a successful test of its key air-launched rocket.
09 Nov 2020Technology
Richard Branson-backed Virgin Hyperloop created history on Sunday after successfully completing the world's first human passenger ride in a hyperloop pod at its DevLoop test facility in Las Vegas, Nevada.
07 Mar 2020Technology
Last year, American space agency NASA confirmed the plan to open the International Space Station (ISS) for commercial activities like tourism.
28 Jun 2019Technology
Thanks to the Bitcoin boom, Indians have started recognizing the lucrative prospects of cryptocurrencies.
15 Jun 2019Technology
Stratolaunch, the world's largest plane by wingspan, is up for sale for a whopping $400 million.
29 May 2019World
MacKenzie Bezos (48), the ex-wife of Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos (55), has become the newest billionaire to sign The Giving Pledge - a philanthropy group of the world's wealthiest people.
01 Dec 2018Technology
If all goes well for Virgin Galactic, the Richard Branson-owned company might end up sending people to space this year itself - by Christmas.
13 Oct 2018Technology
Gear up, space tourists! Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is just weeks away from reaching space.
13 Jul 2018Technology
Commercial space travel just moved one step closer to reality.
14 Jun 2018Business
Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV), the $1 billion fund launched by millionaires Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, Mukesh Ambani, and George Soros in 2016 to create new energy technologies and fight climate change, is finally making its first investment.
15 May 2018India
If British billionaire Richard Branson had his way, Indians would soon be making a Mumbai-Pune journey in sci-fi mode: through a high-speed hyperloop.
14 Mar 2018Technology
Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking died today at his Cambridge home. He was 76.
19 Feb 2018Mumbai
Soon, the travel time between Mumbai and Pune will be cut down to just 20 minutes from the current three hours. This would be made possible by building a hyperloop transportation system.
18 Feb 2018India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Global Investors' Summit at the 'Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018' conference at the MMRDA grounds in Mumbai's Bandra Kurla complex.
29 Oct 2017World
Former US President Barack Obama has reportedly been summoned for jury duty in Cook County, Illinois. According to a court official, Obama does plan on serving.
08 Feb 2017World
We've all been wondering what former US President Barack Obama's been up to since Donald Trump took office.
11 Jan 2017World
The 44th President of USA gave his farewell speech in Chicago and began by saying "it was good to be home".
20 Dec 2016Business
SoftBank's chief executive Masayoshi Son has invested $1.2 billion into the satellite broadband start-up OneWeb, according to reports.