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Saturday, 1 November 2014

Sir Richard Branson will fly into space next year - along with Angelina Jolie and 529 other passengers paying £128,000 each

Sir Richard Branson today announced that he and his children will be the first passengers when the Virgin Galactic space tourism programme begins.
Richard Branson launches his latest Virgin Galactic Space tourism craft for 2012 at the Farnborough International Airshow in Hampshire today
Virgin boss Sir Richard and son Sam and daughter Holly are expected to be flying 60 miles up into space on the SpaceShipTwo (SS2) aircraft by the end of next year.
Today, Sir Richard joined around 120 other tourists who have signed up for the two-hour flights, at £128,000 a trip - a total of 529 guests have already signed up.

Culled from Daily Mail.