His Disaster Recovery Marshall Plan is being prepared in response to recent hurricanes.
The investment will also be used by Virgin Galactic's spin-off companies, Virgin Orbit and The Spaceship Company.
Even then, the ship will only fly at a height of about 50 miles.
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The billionaire entrepreneur further explains his support of a societal safety net.
"My love for space is about how much it can do for people back here on Earth."
Tech folks see UBI as a way to solve the growing problem of robot automation, which they themselves are helping to create.
The CEO says clean energy jobs would be good for workers, the nation, and the world.
Supersonic planes might actually happen.
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