updated 06/06/2013 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 06/06/2013 AT 11:20 AM ET
He’s always been a little out of this world.
But soon, Justin Bieber – and his manager, Scooter Braun – will physically leave terra firma and head to space on a suborbital flight with Virgin Galactic, according to Virgin founder Richard Branson.
“Great to hear @justinbieber & @scooterbraun are latest @virgingalactic future astronauts. Congrats, see you up there!” Branson wrote Wednesday on Twitter – a message that Bieber then re-Tweeted to his 40 million followers.
Ashton Kutcher and Leonardo DiCaprio are among the other celebrities who have signed up for flights on Virgin Galactic, which is accepting deposits of $250,000 and up for a chance to travel on one of Branson’s spaceships.