Virgin Group founder Richard Branson has been talking about riding on the SpaceShipTwo suborbital spaceplane for more than a decade, but recently his preparations have taken a more serious turn. “I do weight training every other day. I do pull-ups, seven at a time with a break for 15 sec., then another seven and a break and then another seven. The body—for its age—is doing good, so I should be fit and ready when the time comes,” Branson, 69, tells Aviation ...

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