Former astronaut weighs in on Virgin Galactic’s successful space flight

Former astronaut weighs in on Virgin Galactic’s successful space flight – CBS News

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Billionaire Richard Branson was among the first people to ride into space on his own company’s aircraft. Branson and five crewmates experienced about three minutes of weightlessness before plunging back into Earth’s atmosphere. Former astronaut Leroy Chiao joined “CBSN AM” to discuss the flight and what it could mean for the future of space tourism.

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