Kevin Plank built Under Armour from scratch. Its first full year in business, in 1996, it did $17,000 in sales. Last year, it did $5.2 billion.
Space spending is on the rise, and that's bringing about a "really exciting time for the industry," says Andrew Chanin, CEO of ProcureAM, the firm behind the Procure Space ETF.
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson spoke to CNBC's "Squawk Alley" on Wednesday.
Each spacesuit will be personally tailored to each Virgin Galactic passenger and will include national flags and name badges.
Future Meat Technologies is trying to do for lab-grown meat what Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods have done for plant-based meat.
The U.K. is sending a space exploration rover to the moon, in what will be a first for the country.
Oct 8- Boeing Co said on Tuesday it would invest $20 million in Richard Branson's space-tourism venture Virgin Galactic giving it more money to take on rivals in the race to space. Branson founded space ventures like Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit to cash in on rising demand for space travel and launch services for a boom in the number of smaller satellites.
The companies hope to mature the technologies needed to make hypersonic air travel a commercially viable business.
The Air Force's newly minted U.S. Space Command general said that he has recently met with billionaire space race investors Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson.
LONDON, Sept 18- Virgin Atlantic said on Wednesday it is hoping to add over 80 new routes to its network after a third runway is built at London's Heathrow Airport to challenge British Airways owner IAG's dominance at the airport. "Heathrow has been dominated by one airline group for far too long," said Shai Weiss, chief executive at Virgin Atlantic.
"It is really a tale of pretty failed governance, almost of the highest order, short of something fraudulent," says the tech investor.
LONDON/ FRANKFURT, July 31- Space rockets and satellites are likely to cost more to insure after the European Vega rocket crash this month, which hit insurers with a record space market loss of 369 million euros, insurance industry sources say. The Vega rocket carrying a military observation satellite for the United Arab Emirates veered off course shortly after...
Jim Bridenstine, the leader of NASA, told CNBC his predictions for the future of the space industry.
*Virgin's Richard Branson warns of parity with dollar. LONDON, July 11- Sterling gained on Thursday, erasing most losses earlier this week after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell left the door open for rate cuts, though Britain's struggling economy and fears of a disorderly Brexit weighed on the currency.
The U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal on October 31 would cause the pound to reach "parity" with the dollar, Virgin boss Richard Branson has said.
Sir Richard Branson's other space company Virgin Orbit completed a key test of its Boeing 747-based launch system on Wednesday.
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Virgin Group billionaire Richard Branson says the scammers have been trying to get personal information and cash and "can be quite convincing."
Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya says he hopes his new space tourism investment is similar to the early days of Tesla.
Virgin Galactic expects to be profitable two years after it begins publicly trading.