WhiteKnight Vehicles to Appear at Edwards Air Show

Sir Richard Branson with Virgin Galactic pilots, staffers and investors. To his right is Mohamed Badawy Al-Husseiny, CEO of Aabar, which made a $280 million in Virgin Galactic.
Sir Richard Branson with Virgin Galactic pilots, staffers and investors in front of the WhiteKnightTwo.

SCALED COMPOSITES PRESS RELEASE

Scaled Composites’ White Knight One and White Knight Two aircraft will
be making a rare public appearance at the Edwards Air Force Base “Flight Test Nation 2009” Air Show and Open house on October 17, 2009.

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Group Hopes to Turn Machrihanish into Tourist Mecca With Virgin Galactic

Richard Branson poses with Virgin Galactic ticketholders and staff members in front of WhiteKnightTwo.
Richard Branson poses with Virgin Galactic ticketholders and staff members in front of WhiteKnightTwo.

Sunday Herald and BBC pick up on For Argyll’s campaign to attract Virgin Galactic to Machrihanish
For Argyll

If Virgin Galactic did opt for Machrihanish as their UK Spaceport, imagine what that would mean for Argyll. Every run up to a launch; every batch of space tourists arriving for a panoramic view like no other and a brief shot of weightlessness; every launch, every return….

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Branson’s Deft PR Touch Remains Sharp as Ever

Sir Richard Branson with Virgin Galactic pilots, staffers and investors. To his right is Mohamed Badawy Al-Husseiny, CEO of Aabar, which made a $280 million in Virgin Galactic.
Sir Richard Branson with Virgin Galactic pilots, staffers and investors in front of the WhiteKnightTwo

Branson’s Still the PR King
Arabian Business

In 1998, during an interview with Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson, I asked him what the secret was to starting billion dollar companies. “I’ll tell you one day,” he said.

Two years later, I was waiting to get off the first ever Virgin Atlantic flight from London to Las Vegas, when I saw Branson at the front – getting dressed as Elvis Presley. His mother, who was also on the flight, looked at him in horror. “What on earth are you doing?” she asked.

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