Katy Perry Buys Russell Brand a Trip to Space from Virgin Galactic

Katy Perry Sending Russell Brand to Outer Space
E! Online

Katy Perry bought hubby-to-be Russell Brand a trip to outer space for his 35th birthday, via Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space venture.

“It is true,” Virgin Galactic rep Louella Faria tells E! News. “We are very excited to have him on board.”

This was one pricey present that Perry shelled out for. Seats on the Virgin mothership’s maiden voyage cost about $200,000. So what does that buy exactly?

Brand and the other brave participants will jet more than 365,000 feet straight into the Earth’s atmosphere at a speed three times faster than the speed of sound. Then they can unfasten their seat belts and float weightlessly for five minutes before shuttling back to Earth.

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