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Life-changing experience to see Earth from space: Bandla

Indian-American astronaut Sirisha Bandla says it was an “incredible" and a "life-changing" experience to see the Earth from space during her maiden trip on Virgin Galactic's first......

Richard Branson completes spaceflight in his own ship

Virgin Galactic spaceship Unity carrying a crew of four, including British billionaire Richard Branson, dabbled into space and returned to Earth safely, a live stream of the event showed on Sunday.......

Shirisha Bandla becomes 3rd Indian-American woman to fly into space

Aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla on Sunday became the third Indian-American woman to fly into space when she joined British billionaire Richard Branson on Virgin Galactic's first fully-crewed......

Meet the 3rd Indian-origin woman to go to space

After Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams, Sirisha Bandla will become the third Indian-origin woman to fly into space. IMAGE: Sirisha will be astronaut no 004 and her flight role......

In Space, On a Joyride

Will space tourism with a niche market of serving only the uber-rich ever be profitable, asks Kumar Abishek. IMAGE: Sir Richard Branson poses on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of......

Hyperloop project: 'Will study and decide', Uddhav tells Branson

Branson had said the entire cost of the project will be borne by the private sector and it will not depend on any funding from the state. Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Thursday......

Why Bharti bought stakes in Internet firm OneWeb

Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman, Bharti Enterprises talks about his group’s involvement along with other global majors for offering affordable Internet across the world through a satellite......

IMAGES: The place where space tourism dreams turn real

Photograph: Kind Courtesy, Virgin Galactic The recent crash of the Virgin Galactic’s space plane raised many questions on the future of space tourism. This, however, did not deter the......

Will Virgin Galactic's crash end space tourism?

The wait for paying passengers to see Earth from the vantage point of space looked a lot longer on Friday, following the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic’s first spaceship, but aspiring space......

Bitcoin fails to gain currency with RBI

The central bank raises red flag, warns of potential risk. Virgin group chief Richard Branson has started accepting these and US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S Bernanke says these hold long-term......

Kate Winslet and hubby Ned Rocknroll name son Bear

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here!Kate Winslet and husband Ned Rocknroll have named their baby boy Bear, a spokesperson for the couple has confirmed.......

Virgin Group to sponsor Brawn GP team

British entrepreneur Richard Branson's Virgin Group has agreed a substantial sponsorship deal with the new Brawn GP team, both sides announced at the Australian Grand Prix on Saturday. Branson......

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