It sounds like a bad sci-fi porn movie, but no, its Richard Branson’s venture into space travel.
More than 250,000 people have prepaid the 100,000 British pound fare, including one man who cashed in all his Virgin frequent flier miles.
Branson expects flights to begin in about 18 months.
For information on Branson’s Green initiatives, see the New Yorker profile “Branson’s Luck” (abstract only available online), his eco-resort in the Caribbean, Virgin Green, and the New York Times article “Thinking Green While Sifting through the Sand.”
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