Gallery: Branson takes off in Eve Summary: At the Airventure 2009 air show, Virgin Galactic chief, Sir Richard Branson, showed off its mother ship, WhiteKnightTwo aka VMS Eve. By Andy Smith | July 29, 2009 -- 06:53 GMT (23:53 PDT) Previous | Next Image 5 of 13 Sir Richard Branson looks on as Mohamed Al-Husseiny of Aabar signs a $280 investment deal with Virgin Gallactic. Credit: credit Mark Greenburg, Virgin Gallactic Topic: Telcos Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.