Richard Branson to go into space on Virgin Galactic's first commercial flight this year

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Three test flights planned in the coming months followed by the first full space flight, claims Branson

Virgin Galactic's founder Sir Richard Branson says he hopes to fly into space on Virgin Galactic's first commercial flight in the middle of this year. In an interview on CBS This Morning in the ...

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