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Richard Branson will attempt to beat Jeff Bezos to space


Updated 7:22 PM ET, Thu July 1, 2021

New York (CNN Business)British billionaire Richard Branson plans to beat fellow billionaire and rival Jeff Bezos to space. Branson’s company, Virgin Galactic, made a surprise announcement Thursday that he will attempt to fly in Virgin’s rocket-powered plane on July 11 — nine days before Bezos’s planned July 20th launch.

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