Host of celebs sign up to travel in Richard Branson`s Virgin Galactic space flight

New York: Number of celebrities have signed up to put themselves into orbit with entrepreneur Richard Branson`s Virgin Galactic ship, which is slated to blast off this year.

A cadre of celeb space cadets are reaching for the stars by shelling out 200,000 dollars for a 2 1/2-hour voyage with six minutes of weightlessness, the New York Daily News reported.

The Hollywood celebs, who want to reach the stars include Katy Perry, Russell Brand, Ashton Kutcher, Leonardo DiCaprio, Justin Bieber , Brangelina and more.