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Stories with person: Richard Branson
  • Remote Utah outpost serves as stand-in for surface of Mars story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-01-15 1:53 am

    HANKSVILLE, Utah - Four people wearing space helmets and square backpacks emerge from a circular structure resembling a water tank and step onto a reddish, barren landscape.

  • Internet billionaires face off in renewed Texas space race 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 11:49 am

    VAN HORN, Texas - An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st-century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart.