NEW YORK – Renowned Physicist and cosmologist Sir Stephen Hawking has on Monday confirmed that he will be traveling to space on Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic.
Hawking confirmed the news during a recent interview as he revealed that he has been offered a seat on the first-ever commercial service to space, reported Dunya News.
One of the renowned and intelligent physicists of the century told Good Morning Britain that he never dreamed that he would be able to go into space.
“I thought no one would take me,” the physicist revealed. “But Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic and I said yes immediately”.
Hawking expressed that the trip would fulfil a lifelong dream.
“My three children have brought me great joy and I can tell you what will make me happy – to travel in space,” he said.
Richard Branson s spaceflight company, Virgin Galactic, is hopeful to soon carry people into space on commercial missions.