BREAKING: Sir Richard Branson has reached space aboard his own rocket ship

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “BREAKING: Sir Richard Branson has reached space aboard his own rocket ship” – below is their description.

    Sir Richard Branson’s private space tourism company has completed its first flight carrying the billionaire, two pilots, and three mission specialists to the fringes of space.

    The VSS Unity spaceplane was launched in mid-air after dropping from the belly of its mothership at an altitude of about 9.4 miles (15km) before its rocket fired the craft and its crew into sub-orbital space at least 50 miles (80km) above the Earth.

    Read more here: https://news.sky.com/story/virgin-galactic-for-a-showman-like-richard-branson-his-space-voyage-is-more-than-a-publicity-stunt-12353335

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    Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, adventurer, investor, author, and commercial astronaut. In the 1970s he founded the Virgin Group, which today controls more than 400 companies in various fields. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age.

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