24 Jan '14, 5pm

Richard Branson: 6 Bitcoin Customers Confirmed for Virgin Galactic Space Flight

Richard Branson: 6 Bitcoin Customers Confirmed for Virgin Galactic Space Flight

Billionaire entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson has revealed a handful of people have paid in bitcoin for their place on board the Virgin Galactic spaceship. Back in November, Branson announced his commercial space flight venture Virgin Galactic was to accept payment in bitcoins and, just two months later, “six or seven” people have already paid for their tickets in the digital currency. Earlier this month, Virgin Galactic took its SpaceShipTwo on its third test flight, with the craft reaching 71,000 feet – its highest yet. SpaceShipTwo is a consumer-ready vehicle designed to fly to the edge of space. It is partly based on the technology of SpaceShipOne, the craft that completed the first manned private spaceflight in 2004. Sir Richard Branson Advocate Branson told CNBC he was very interested in bitcoin, but shouldn’t be considered its number one advocate. “What I’m saying is...

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