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Reuters(Reuters) - An Austrian daredevil hopes to end a week-long delay on Sunday and skydive from a balloon flying 23 miles above the planet, breaking a 52-year-old altitude record - and the sound barrier in the process. On Saturday, skydiver Felix...
Special CorrespondentCheck this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: Partnership for cruise line The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers), founded nearly 200 years ago to advance geographical science, is to...
ReutersLOS √ NGELES (Reuters) - El cantante pop canadiense Justin Bieber es el √ļltimo famoso que intenta alcanzar las estrellas, al reservar una plaza para ir al espacio con Virgin Galactic, la empresa de Richard Branson. El empresario brit√°nico Branson...
Zap2itJustin Bieber has been on a bit of a tear in 2013, so the only natural next step was for him to travel into space. Richard Branson, the Virgin Group mogul worth upwards of $4 billion, announced on Twitter Wednesday (June 5), "Great to hear @justinbieber...
ReutersJun 06 (TheWrap.com) - Justin Bieber is planning on getting really, really high in the future.¬† The 19-year-old pop superstar and his manager, Scooter Braun, are among the elite coughing up $200,000 to become Virgin Galactic astronauts when Virgin's...
Justin Bieber in outer space? We imagine that's right about where his Calabasas neighbors would like to see him these days.† Bieber and manager Scooter Braun have signed up for a Virgin Galactic suborbital flight, Virgin founder Richard Branson...
Flying foreign airlines can be so much more pleasant than our domestic options. On a recent KLM flight to Amsterdam, the Dutch airline behaved as if it was in the customer-service industry, not merely transporting a bunch of people from one point to...
Zap2itHow much would you pay to travel to space? Now, how much would you pay to travel to space with Leonardo DiCaprio? One lucky person at the Cannes International Film Festival paid $1.5 million for that honor. The prize was up for auction at the amfAR...
A guest at a charity auction at Cannes has paid 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio. AmFAR, a nonprofit devoted to AIDS research, held the auction Thursday night†at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc as part of its...
Most of us will put up with a cramped middle seat on a short flight. But on trips more than three hours long, we are ready to crack open our wallets and pay for a window or aisle seat. That is one of the findings of a recent Harris Interactive poll of...
Virgin America is making it easier to befriend other passengers at 35,000 feet. The Burlingame, Calif.-based airline’s touch-screen entertainment units on every seat now have a feature that lets passengers buy drinks, meals and snacks for fellow...
This post has been corrected. See note below for details.SpaceX, the Hawthorne rocket maker, has found a new home for flight testing on its reusable rocket. The company has signed a three-year agreement to lease land and facilities at Spaceport America, the state-owned commercial launch site located 55...
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