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Former NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine on Bezos’ launch, the future of space travel

The future of space innovation will be controlled by corporations, former NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine told CNBC on Tuesday, shortly after Jeff Bezos became...

China unveils world’s fastest 373 mph ‘levitating’ train

China on Tuesday unveiled a futuristic "levitating" train with a top speed of 373 mph - making it the world's fastest ground vehicle. By comparison,...

‘The Simpsons’ predicted Richard Branson’s space flight in 2014

"The Simpsons" psychic powers are out of this world! The animated comedy series, which in its 32 seasons has revealed a formidable ability to predict...

Virgin Galactic will give 2 free seats for space flight

Virgin Galactic has announced that it will offer two free seats on one of the company's commercial flights to the edge of space. Virgin Galactic's...

Virgin Galactic shares fall on plan to sell up to $500M in stock

Virgin Galactic's space rocket launched successfully on Sunday, but its stock is having a tough time. Shares of the space tourism company founded by...

Virgin Galactic falls after Branson’s successful flight prepares to sell $500 million in stock

Shares of Virgin Galactic slipped Monday after the company filed to sell up to $500 million in common stock. It follows a successful...

Elon Musk Visits Richard Branson on the Morning of Spaceflight

Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson said Elon Musk - his space-race counterpart - greeted Branson's spacecraft at 3 a.m. Branson, who claims a net...

Bezos’s Blue Origin vs. Branson’s Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic's Sir Richard Branson (L) and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos.Getty ImagesRichard Branson and Jeff Bezos are set to launch themselves in a...

After Turning Down Bezos, Richard Branson Claims There’s No Space Race

Virgin Galactic founder Sir Richard Branson has insisted that the billionaire space race is not a "contest" - just a day after he announced...

Why Elon Musk is winning the billionaire space race in 2021

CNBC.com's Mackenzie Sigalos brings you the top business news headlines of the day. On today's show CNBC.com space reporter Michael Sheetz explains which...

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