Branson's Virgin Galactic to sell space flight tickets starting at US$450,000
Spaceship company Virgin Galactic said it will open ticket sales on Thursday for space flights starting at US$450,000 a seat, weeks after billionaire founder Richard Branson's high-profile trip to the edge of space. Branson soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard a Virgin Galactic rocket
Shares of the company rose 5per cent in extended trading on Thursday.In June, Virgin Galactic received approval from the U.S. aviation safety regulator to fly people to space.The company said it will have three consumer offerings - a single seat, a multi-seat package and a full-flight buy out.
Sales will initially open to the company's significant list of"early hand-raisers", it said.(Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Devika Syamnath) Read more: CNA »
North Korea puts hazmat suits on parade for national day, but no missiles
SEOUL — North Korea celebrated the 73rd anniversary of its foundation with a night-time military parade in the capital, state media reported on Thursday (Sept 9), publishing photographs of marching rows of personnel in orange hazmat suits but no ballistic missiles.
Thales to sell signalling business to Hitachi in US$2 billion dealPARIS :Thales, Europe's largest defence electronics company, confirmed on Wednesday it was in advanced talks to sell its railway signalling ... 现在真是了不起的商业交易！祝您事业顺利，事业顺利。😀😎
Tesla chair Denholm sells shares worth more than US$22 millionTesla Inc chair Robyn Denholm sold more than US$22 million worth of shares in the electric-car maker after exercising stock options, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Denholm sold 31,250 shares at weighted average prices ranging from US$703 to US$726.200 in tran
Wall Street pulls back on weak jobs dataBOSTON :Wall Street started Wednesday in a pessimistic mood after data showed that U.S. jobs growth slowed in July, helping pull stocks and oil ...
Wall Street pulls back on weak jobs dataBOSTON :Wall Street started Wednesday in a pessimistic mood after data showed that U.S. jobs growth slowed in July, helping pull stocks and oil prices down, with Treasuries flat. Stocks markets are getting feckless..
Food Delivery Apps Whetting Up Singapore's AppetiteSince the onset of COVID-19, more and more players have been eating into the food delivery space - and we're hungry for them!
Boeing 737 MAX departs for key test flight in ChinaSEATTLE/BEIJING :A Boeing Co 737 Max jet departed for China on Wednesday to conduct a flight test as part of the U.S. planemaker's attempt to gain approval in the vital travel market following two fatal crashes, people familiar with the matter said.Flight-tracking site FlightRadar24 showed a 737 MAX 7 test pl