Richard Branson Biography: Entrepreneur of Space Tourism

Richard Branson is a British entrepreneur who has founded multiple companies, including a private spaceflight venture, Virgin Galactic

Branson has a reputation as a risk-taker and self-promoter. He has arrived at press conferences in spacesuits; drove a tank on New York’s Fifth Avenue; crossed the English Channel in an amphibious car; and base jumped from the top of a hotel. And for his latest stunt, he aims to fly to space this Sunday (July 11) aboard the company’s VSS Unity space plane.  

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