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- Posted on Jul 7th 2011 9:00AM by Andrew Kerr
According to Contactmusic, the singer-guitarist said, "We're trying to blag a free trip on it [Virgin Galactic]. I'm going to try to convince Richard Branson to let us make a music video or record a song up there. I think that would be cool. Would I be scared? I think I'll be alright."
Bellamy has a long-held fascination with astronomy so was delighted when he received a telescope after playing a recent show in Moscow. He said, "The crowd in Moscow were probably the most intense we've ever had. They were going mental and they bought me a big telescope."
He continued, "It's a big, real, serious piece. I set it up when I got home and looked at the moon. F---ing hell, have you ever looked at the moon through a telescope? It's all mountains and stuff, it's unbelievable."