Now that Bill Nye has been unfairly removed from the travesty of a television program Dancing With the Stars, there is a strange, science-y, reality TV show-shaped hole in my heart. But perhaps billionaire party-dude archetype Sir Richard Branson can step in and fill it: his private space airline Virgin Galactic is offering a trip to the stars for the winner of a new reality show. The show is called Space Race.
And that's about all we know. Here's a snippet of a press release for it: