Mumbai, July 11: Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson is set to fly into space aboard the VSS Unity spaceplane. Seventy-year-old Branson, along with three crewmates and two pilots, will embark on a suborbital mission, the “Unity 22”, on July 11 at 7:30 am PT (8:00 pm IST). With this, he will become the first billionaire space entrepreneur to go into space. Virgin Galactic's VSS Unity Spaceplane Takes Off Today; Here is All You Need To Know About Richard Branson's Spaceflight.
Indian-origin aeronautical engineer Sirisha Bandla is also a part of the six-member crew. A carrier aircraft, VMS Eve, will first take off from the runway and will drop VSS Unity after reaching a height of roughly 50,000 feet, according to the report. Viewers can catch live streaming of the launch on the official YouTube channel of Virgin Galatic.
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