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Podcast: Richard Branson Explains His Plans for a Hotel in Space

Dec 13, 2013 3:00 am

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File photo of entrepreneur Branson waving a model of the LauncherOne cargo spacecraft from a window of an actual size model of SpaceShipTwo on display, after Virgin Galactic's LauncherOne announcement and news conference, at the Farnborough Airshow 2012. Luke Macgregor / Reuters


Sir Richard Branson joined us for the second half of this week’s Telegram. We’ve clipped the interview with him below, where he talks in detail about his plans to open a hotel in space, fly you to Sydney in half an hour and an April Fool’s joke where he and Larry Page tricked thousands of people into signing up for a one-way visit to Mars.

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