Virgin Galactic: Richard Branson's long, winding path to space The BBC tracks the long, winding road to Sir Richard Branson's flight to the edge of space. Richard Branson offers people chance to win a trip to the edge of spaceRichard Branson and Virgin Galactic are offering trip to the edge of space to promote their newest venture. Branson Completes Virgin Galactic Flight, Aiming to Open Up Space TourismThe successful trip was the first in a series to the edge of space and beyond by billionaire entrepreneurs that seek to make human spaceflight more routine. Branson and Virgin Galactic pull off key test for space tourismThe suborbital journey kicks off a landmark month for the future of space tourism, with Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos set to fly on a rocket made by Blue Origin, his space venture. What will it cost to fly Virgin Galactic to space?A short suborbital jaunt to the edge of space for most people requires having a lot of spare cash on hand, for now. The space tourism industry is stuck in its billionaire phaseLaunching billionaires to space is just the beginning Richard Branson takes flight with his space company Virgin GalacticVirgin Galactic hopes to open up full commercial operations next year. Here’s why Richard Branson’s flight matters—and, yes, it really matters“I absolutely believe this is that moment."