Richard Branson becomes first person to go to space in own rocket, beating Jeff Bezos

Richard Branson becomes first person to go to space in own rocket, beating Jeff Bezos – CBS News

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Billionaire Richard Branson becomes the first person to leave Earth in his own spaceship, beating fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos by at least nine days. The flight on Branson’s “Virgin Galactic” rocket marks a major step for space tourism. Mark Strassmann reports.

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