Professor Stephen Hawking is one of the most genius individuals on the planet and his dream is to go into space. That dream will now come true thanks to Sir Richard Branson, who founded the Virgin Group. He offered Stephen a ticket, he said during a recent interview with Piers Morgan on ITV’s Good Morning Britain.

"My ultimate ambition is to fly into space. I thought no one would take me, but Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic, and I said yes immediately," he said. Watch below.