Not so soon, Jeff! Richard Branson plans space trip ahead of Bezos

Now, Jeff Bezos was scheduled to travel to space aboard the New Shepard launch vehicle of his company Blue Origin on July 20. So if Branson’s schedule holds, he will beat Bezos to it.
The two rival billionaires also have rival companies planning to take tourists on short flights to suborbital space.
According to Virgin Galactic, Branson will evaluate the private astronaut experience and will undergo the same training, preparation, and flight as Virgin Galactic’s future astronauts. “The Company will use his observations from his flight training and spaceflight experience to enhance the journey for all future astronaut customers,” it said.

Read more: https://www.businesstoday.in/latest/world/story/richard-branson-plans-space-trip-ahead-of-bezos-300235-2021-07-02

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