Sir Richard Branson, CEO of the Virgin Group, and founder of Virgin Galactic, has his sights on Australia. While speaking to a ground of university students yesterday, Branson said that Australia "was on his radar" for building a launch site for his private space flights. The flights are expected to cost $200,000 and the ships are currently being built in Mojave, CA for test flights later this year or early next year.
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
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