Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight

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Billionaire Branson soars to space aboard Virgin Galactic flight
Richard Branson aboard the test flight (Credit: Virgin Galactic/Twitter)

First fully-crewed test flight to space.

British billionaire Richard Branson  soared more than 50 miles above the New Mexico desert aboard his Virgin Galactic rocket plane and safely returned in the vehicle's first fully crewed test flight to space, a symbolic milestone for a venture he started 17 years ago. Branson, one of ...

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