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Pay for a trip to space with Bitcoin

(FILE PHOTO) The price of Bitcoins has continued to fall today after it dropped to 8.6 per cent following a raid on Silk Road, the online marketplace that allegedly allows illegal drugs and illicit services to be bought using the virtual currency. SALT LAKE CITY, UT - APRIL 26: A pile of Bitcoins are shown here after Software engineer Mike Caldwell minted them in his shop on April 26, 2013 in Sandy, Utah. Bitcoin is an experimental digital currency used over the Internet that is gaining in popularity worldwide. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

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    Pay for a trip to space with Bitcoin

Maggie Lake speaks to Virgin Group founder Richard Branson about why he's decided to accept Bitcoin for space travel.