Billionaire space race heats up as Sir Richard Branson announces July 11 flight

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Is Richard Branson going to space?

Virgin's July 11 launch will include four passengers, including Branson. ... In August 2020, Branson said he was planning on making his first trip to space in early-2021, but those plans were delayed somewhat after a computer malfunction delayed a previous Virgin Galactic test flight in February. CNBCRichard Branson vs. Jeff Bezos: How the two space-bound billionaires stack up

Who is going to space with Jeff Bezos?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Virgin Galactic's Richard Branson is aiming to beat fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos into space by nine days. Branson's company announced Thursday evening that its next test flight will be July 11 and that its founder will be among the six people on board. Associated PressRichard Branson announces trip to space, ahead of Jeff Bezos

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